“The more militarized the police, the higher the risk that protestors are seen as a threat that must be met with violence tactics. The ability to engage in dialogue is very difficult if one person looks like he or she is ready for battle.”
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Erica Groshen, senior extension associate at the ILR School, says, “Then my inclination is that it will be a long, slow slog."
Jamila Michener, assistant professor of government, talks about how the current period of unrest parallels prior episodes in the 1960s and notes that one main difference is the presence of COVID-19 which has disproportionately devastated black communities.
Miguel Gómez, professor of agricultural economics, is quoted extensively in this piece on the food supplies that may be affected by coronavirus outbreaks and changing consumer habits.
“There may be some women who would like to work outside the home, but as childcare gets more expensive, they are deterred from doing that. We have considerable research evidence of the negative effect of childcare cost on female labor force participation,” says Francine Blau, professor at the ILR School.
“What ended up happening is hotel developers and designers were saying people like to be together, a buzzy hotel makes the hotel look attractive and vibrant, and we can take some furniture out of the guest rooms and make them smaller, maybe fit a few more guest rooms in,” says Stephani Robson, senior lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration.
Alex Susskind, professor at the School of Hotel Administration, says that restaurants could raise some menu prices to help with their profit margins.
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