Eswar Prasad, a trade policy professor at Cornell University, said any effort to devalue the yuan could quickly backfire on China. In 2015 a substantial devaluation of China’s currency sparked a global market selloff and set off a wave of capital outflows that China spent around $1 trillion in reserves trying to halt.
ILR professor Ifeoma Ajunwa contrasts the way that the US and UK think about privacy. “The difference, of course, is that in the EU, because privacy is not predominantly viewed as a property right but rather as a human right, it merits governmental protection.”
Coverage of recent research by ILR professor Ben Rissing which found that MBA applicants who receive an endorsement from alumni tend to be more active members of community and give more generously to the institution.
Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University, says “Trump may have recognized that backing off on ZTE clears the path for him to claim at least a partial victory in the US-China trade dispute based on the concessions the Chinese seem prepared to offer."
Research by psychology professor, Katherine Kinzler, shows that 12-month old babies prefer to eat a food when they see someone eat it who speaks their native language, as opposed to someone who speaks a foreign language.
Law professor Joseph Margulies discusses Gina Haspel’s appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where the interim CIA director faced questions about her past and her views on torture as she attempts to become the permanent director.
Andrew Farnsworth, a migration biologist, agrees with the findings of a bird migration study – that migratory patterns are based on “vegetation translated into energy.” Amanda Rodewald, professor of Ornithology, adds that migratory patterns are also impacted by the birds’ efforts to avoid predators and dangerous habitats.
Associate professor, Esteban Gazel, who studies volcanoes explains the gases are released from magma when the pressure of the earth is no longer able to contain them and inhaling the gas is dangerous because it turns into an acid when it comes in contact with the upper respiratory tract.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday his administration supports opening four supervised injection facilities in New York City. The piece mentions a related study conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine which found such facilities could save as many as 130 lives and reduce costs to the city's health care system by as much as $7 million.