In the News

Maureen O’Hara, professor of finance, says, “No market succeeds if it’s not viewed as fair. It’s as simple as that.”  

“What is different now, and dangerously so, is the legitimization of anti-intellectualism, anti-expertise, conspiracy theories by important figures, including leading political figures,” says Glenn Altschuler, professor of American studies.

Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy, writes this piece about how misguided policy decisions around the world are stunting global economic recovery. 

Sara Kreps, professor of government, says the U.S.’s efforts to slow China’s advances in military development will be for nothing unless other nations follow suit. 

“This is an inflection point,” says Erica Groshen, senior labor market advisor in the ILR School. “I expect we’re going to see some signs of loosening in the labor market. Do I think we’re going to drop off a cliff? Probably not.” 

“Being able to get a close flyby with the instruments on Juno is going to help us in understanding how the surface responds to very sensitive near infrared spectrometers and high quality imaging,” says Jonathan Lunine, professor in and chair of the department of astronomy. 

“People tried really hard to grow them out from seed, but it’s super hard,” says Anya Osatuke, a small fruit extension specialist who works with pawpaw growers in New York, about growing pawpaws. 

“Workers risked their lives and the lives of their families during Covid, but when they asked for time off or basic benefits, companies said no,” says Kate Bronfenbrenner, senior lecturer in the ILR School. “In the midst of this, Amazon workers are watching Jeff Bezos go to the moon and Starbucks [was] making profits at levels they had never seen before.” 

The first 2-story 3D-printed concrete home in the US is a result of a two-year collaboration with Cornell and three companies: Peri 3D Construction, design firm Hannah, and construction engineering company Cive. 

“Polls suggest Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva enjoys a sizable advantage and might avoid a second round of voting, but President Jair Bolsonaro has discredited the electoral process and blamed the media for an uneven playing field,” says Gustavo Flores-Macias, professor of government and associate professor of public policy. 

“None of this is surprising,” says Linda Shi, assistant professor of city and regional planning. “How much does it take for us to want to make a change? Our policies and our choices have led us to this point.” 

Catherine Kling professor of applied economics and policy, says that small fertilizer leakages from a lot of locations that house the chemicals can have a large environmental impact.