Cornell experts are available to discuss issues surrounding Tuesday's election pitting President Donald Trump against former Vice President Joe Biden including misinformation, polling and public opinion.
Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law at Cornell Law School, says that though the rule proposed by the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service is premised on preserving jobs for U.S. workers, it overlooks the economic benefits of high skilled foreign workers.
Christopher Way, associate professor of government at Cornell University, says lived experience matters the most as voters consider the economy, and shifts to GDP this late in the year are unlikely to change minds as the election looms.
Sarah Kreps, professor of government at Cornell University, says accounts of foreign interference, such as the e-mail campaign allegedly organized by Iran, introduce “noise into the system” regardless of whether the culprits are identified.
George Hay, professor of law at Cornell University, an expert on antitrust and a former member of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, comments on a new DOJ antitrust lawsuit filed against Google.
Gustavo Flores-Macias is an associate professor of government at Cornell University and says the arrest of General Cienfuegos in Los Angeles this week is significant because it opens the door for López Obrador to pursue charges against other Mexican officials, including former president Enrique Peña Nieto.
Tamara Loos, professor of history and Thai studies at Cornell University, says the events of this week indicate that Thailand has reached a tipping point, with widespread protests necessitating a response from the regime and monarchy.
Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government at Cornell University, studies police and peacekeeping in post-conflict states with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She comments on the news that authorities in Nigeria disbanded a controversial police unit after citizens outcry about its abuses.