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Peter Iglinski

Peter Iglinski is the press officer for science and public media. He covers biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and earth & environmental sciences.

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How the COVID-19 recession will end

How the COVID-19 recession will end

January 21, 2021

In a study documenting the evolution of the labor market from mid-March through November 2020, Rochester economics professor Lisa Kahn says controlling COVID is essential to restoring the economy.

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COVID-19 is forcing state and local governments to prioritize financial obligations

COVID-19 is forcing state and local governments to prioritize financial obligations

December 18, 2020

Those worst off will likely have to borrow money and then decide which obligations to pay right away and which to delay, says a Rochester economist.

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Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

October 23, 2020

A Rochester economist says the conflict between health priorities and economic policies can create spiraling crises in emerging market nations.

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Rochester economist applauds Nobel Prize for collaborator Robert Wilson

Rochester economist applauds Nobel Prize for collaborator Robert Wilson

October 16, 2020

Professor of economics Srihari Govindan’s collaborations with this year’s Nobel laureate go back 25 years and typically focus on other areas of game theory.

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Long-standing economics seminar series renamed to honor Professor Emeritus Ronald Jones

Long-standing economics seminar series renamed to honor Professor Emeritus Ronald Jones

September 30, 2020

The Ronald W. Jones Seminar in International Economics honors the Rochester economist’s six decades of work in the field of economics.

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In time of masking mandates, how to evaluate exemptions?

In time of masking mandates, how to evaluate exemptions?

July 24, 2020

Balancing the safety of the general public while accommodating people with legitimate medical challenges is a “new frontier,” says a University health policy expert.

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What will it take to restore the economy after COVID-19?

What will it take to restore the economy after COVID-19?

June 19, 2020

Narayana Kocherlakota, the Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics, says the prospects for economic recovery depend on how effectively we can combat COVID-19.

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Graduating students: Lean on University community

Graduating students: Lean on University community

June 9, 2020

University of Rochester students graduating in a recession need to cast a wide net and lean on the University community during the search process, says Greene Center executive director Joe Testani.

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Reopening the country will do little to restore the US economy

Reopening the country will do little to restore the US economy

May 14, 2020

Rochester economist Lisa Kahn says multiple factors—not just stay-at-home orders—combined to generate the recent collapse in the labor market.

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Social Security for wealthy retirees promotes greater bequests, more inequality

Social Security for wealthy retirees promotes greater bequests, more inequality

May 12, 2020

An analysis by Rochester economist Kegon Tan shows that increases and decreases in payments for the affluent affect what they leave behind, not what they spend.

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