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“The dilemma society faces is: do we really want a central bank to know all about our financial lives?” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and trade policy.  

Karl Pillemer, professor of human development, says, “People who go through adversity, especially in later life, develop wisdom, ability to regulate their emotions, resilience. It is remarkable how resilient people are.”

“We’re in a sort of golden age for bird research,” says Adriaan Dokter, research associate in the Lab of Ornithology. Ken Rosenberg, senior research associate in the Lab of Ornithology, says, “It’s astounding how little we know about some of the most common songbirds.” 

Daniela Hedwig, research associate for the Elephant Listening Project at Cornell, says that the Elephant Ethogram is “a monumental achievement,” and that the savanna elephant database will be “an extremely useful repository to draw comparisons between the two species.” 

Jamila Michener, associate professor of government and co-director of the Center for Health Equity, discusses employer panic about what appears to be a labor shortage, the role of poverty in the U.S. and more on the Ezra Klein Show.

“People do not recognize how much of what we pay for in our meals is not the physical food,” says Chris Barrett, professor of applied economics and management and senior author of the study. The piece syndicated widely. 

“It's the wait-and-see approach,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government and director of the Cornell Tech Policy lab. “I think they're hoping this can just resolve itself with him not being kind of an influential voice in politics anymore.” 

Elizabeth Berliner, associate clinical professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses obstacles animal shelters are facing amid pandemic recovery. 

In this opinion guest essay, assistant professor of history, Stephen Vider, and Bronfenbrenner Center postdoctoral associate, David S. Byers, argue that the Supreme Court Case Fulton v. City of Philadelphia threatens 50 years of advances to support L.G.B.T.Q. youth in the foster care system. 

Daniela Hedwig, research associate in the Lab of Ornithology, says, “African elephants can serve as a really cool study system for the evolution of complex communications systems, including our own language.” 

“The jobs that remain unfilled in the economy are collectively concentrated amongst 45 million jobs that we’ve been overly dependent on that pay $750 a week or less,”  says Daniel Alpert, senior fellow in macroeconomics at the Law School.

A new study co-authored by Harry Kaiser, professor of applied economics and management, finds that even a slight grocery tax-rate increase could lead to food insecurity for many U.S. households.