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“This episode and a few others preceding it will inevitably tighten regulators’ skepticism about this budding ecosystem,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of international trade policy and economics. “It will increase their desire to fence off the traditional financial system from this newly evolving ecosystem.” 

Christian Science Monitor

“Democracy has many meanings,” says Tom Pepinsky, professor of government. “Surely one of them must be your vote is free, it is counted, and the government cannot prevent a vote that doesn’t turn out its way.” 

CNN Business

David Just, professor of applied economics and public policy, says lotteries are a “really unwise way to fund education and other public services.” The people who are most likely to buy tickets are often the same ones who most rely on these government programs, he said. 

ABC News

“A lot of states are expanding the rights to vote by mail, but they have not expanded as much the ability of states to do the canvassing and especially in pre-canvassing of mail-in votes,” says David Alexander Bateman, associate professor of government and public policy. 


Courtney McCluney, assistant professor of organizational behavior, says that managers need to put additional focus on recognizing the humanity of their employees.

USA Today

“The reasons that people move are always multifaceted. They rarely ever point to an environmental reason, even after a disaster happens,” says Linda Shi, assistant professor of city and regional planning. 

Wall Street Journal, The

This piece references a study by Cornell researchers finding that about 46% of hotel guests said they expected to work out in a hotel fitness center during their stay – only 22% actually did. 


This opinion piece on pay transparency references comments from Tae-Youn Park, associate professor in the ILR School. 


Bradford Bell, professor in strategic human resources, explains, “I think the bigger question is what’s leading to that resentment? I think in some cases, it may be the fact that organizations haven’t been transparent about how these decisions are made. Why are some employees allowed to work from home while others are required to come into the office?”


“Since there is no cure or effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease to date, it is important for scientists to understand the underlying mechanisms of the disease,” says Nancy Ruiz-Uribe, PhD candidate in biomedical engineering. 

Washington Post, The

“I keep rereading [the judge’s order] and saying, ‘This can’t be right,’” says Cathy Creighton, director of the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab.

Guardian, The

“He’ll either need to dramatically reduce expenses, or significantly increase revenue, or both,” says Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance.