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COVID economic recovery: What might a green stimulus look like?

Every Thursday at 8:30am EST, the Labor Department releases the number of Americans who have filed for unemployment in the last week. By mid-June, the total number of Americans impacted by the "corona-recession" had hit nearly ...

How the pandemic is harming the oil and gas industry

In August, Exxon Mobil, once the largest publicly traded company in the world, was dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average after 92 years. Exxon's removal is emblematic of the changing profiles of energy companies. ...

Researchers examine COVID-19 impact on manufacturing

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have examined how manufacturers are—or aren't—pivoting successfully in response to major manufacturing disruptions as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Planning greener, healthier cities from the data up

A new study by the University of South Australia indicates important gaps in urban planning data need to be addressed to ensure key development decisions are evidence-based.

Q&A: Seasonal economics of food during a pandemic

Michigan State University's Trey Malone answers questions about the economics of food in the coming months and how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect typical seasonal patterns. Malone is an assistant professor of agriculture, ...

Boys' club barriers create issues for Australian boards

Pale, male and stale—it's certainly stereotypical, but it's a saying that still holds water when it comes to Australian boards, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

How employers can soften the blow of furloughs and layoffs

Furloughs and layoffs are traumatic—especially during a pandemic—but new research from Rice University offers ways employers can ease the emotional impact when they deliver the bad news to their workers.

Study unveils both pretty and ugly faces win at social selling

The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted e-commerce around the globe, including the consumer to consumer (C2C) markets on platforms such as social media. Interestingly, scholars from Lingnan University (LU) in Hong Kong have found ...

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