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Alexander Colvin, dean of the ILR School, says, “Wages have started to rebound and regain some of the ground lost in the first half of the year. They haven’t come all the way back yet, but we’ve started to see a turnaround.” 

NPR

Jessica Chen Weiss, professor of government and public policy, discusses U.S.-China relations after the U.S. shot down what is thought to be a Chinese spy balloon. 

Hill, The

This piece references the ILR School’s Labor Action Tracker. 

Hill, The

Glenn Altschuler, professor of American studies, writes this opinion piece about an anti-abortion initiative that supports vulnerable women through and beyond pregnancy. 

New York Times, The

Jessica Chen Weiss, professor of government and public policy, says that the cancellation of Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to Beijing “reflects the unfortunate triumph of symbolism over substance.”

Time

Joseph McFadden, associate professor of animal science, writes this piece about the challenges of cutting down methane production from cattle.

New Yorker

This piece features the work of Karen Levy, professor of information science, on surveillance in the trucking industry.

CBS News

Michael Lynn, professor of services marketing, discusses present-day tipping practices. 

BBC

“Managers often think that knowing more about what workers are doing is useful for making decisions, or eliminating waste, or compelling workers to comply with a firm’s goals,” says Karen Levy, professor of information science. 

NBC

“It also speaks to a lot of the ways in which, not just women, but influencers are treated,” says Brook Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication. “There’s just this recurrent critique that they are faking it somehow. They’re faking their success, they’re faking their looks, they’re faking their career. And so much of that is tied into the larger culture of social media, where people are trying to suss out what’s real and what’s performed in these spaces.” 

CNBC

Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy, discusses the outlook for China’s economic recovery. 

USA Today

“They knew the heart was crucial for life and about blood flow through the arteries, but they didn't really have a category for ‘heart attack’ as an event,” says Courtney Ann Roby, referring to ancient Greek and Roman physicians.