“The increase in initial claims is very large and translates into consequential impacts on headline labor market statistics that we won't see for another six weeks in the Employment Situation report because of the way that the statistics are constructed.”
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“A lot more interaction has to happen between staff at the online travel agent and staff at the hotel before a refund or credit can be offered, so it’s no longer a simple online transaction,” says Chris Anderson, professor of operations, technology and information management.
“Everyone’s crystal ball on a good day is reasonably cloudy,” says Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance. “Today, with COVID, you just can’t see through it.”
“If we’re talking about over decades, and a billion birds already are killed by industry annually, that does start really adding up pretty quickly,” says Amanda Rodewald, professor of natural resources. “We’re talking about a scale of mortality that’s substantial, that would be meaningful ecologically and biologically.”
“The mechanisms for government support of specific industries and financial institutions are baked into China’s economic system, which breeds inefficiencies in good times but serves as an effective backstop when faced with potential crises,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and trade policy.
Amy Kuceyeski, associate professor of computational biology and statistics and data science, is noted to have launched a movement in the Ithaca community to use 3D printers to create face shields for healthcare facilities.
“They’re truly focusing on stopping the system from freezing up,” says Louis Hyman, professor in the ILR School.
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