News Coverage Highlights 2020 Archive

WEEK OF DECEMBER 21

Forbes: Joint research from Professor Arpit Gupta and PhD students Joshua Coven and Iris Yao is cited: “Urban Flight Due to Covid-19 is Temporary, Not Permanent.”
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Business Insider: Recent commentary from Professor Scott Galloway is featured: “We Don't Take Vaccines Solely to Protect Ourselves, We Take Them to Protect Others — a Motivation That is All but Nonexistent in the U.S. Right Now.”
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CNET: Professor Arun Sundararajan interview: “Uber Urges Early Covid-19 Vaccine for Drivers, But it Could Get Complicated.”
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WEEK OF DECEMBER 14

MSNBC: Professor Cynthia Franklin video interview: “Tips for Small Businesses During the Pandemic.”
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Wall Street Journal: Joint research from Professor Ingo Walter is highlighted: “Covid-19 Pandemic Puts Squeeze on Pension Plans.”
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Marketwatch: Professor Scott Galloway interview: “Why Amazon ‘Was Invented for the Pandemic,’ and How AWS Could Be the Most Valuable Company in the World.”
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WEEK OF DECEMBER 7

CNBC: Professor Aswath Damodaran interview: “Covid Stock Boom for Peloton and Zoom a Result of ‘Lazy Investing,’ Says NYU’s ‘Dean of Valuation.'”
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Drug Store News: Recent commentary from Professor Amy Webb is cited: “Panel Weighs Effect of COVID-19 on Retail Pharmacy on 2nd Day of DSN Industry Issues Summit.”
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CBS News: Professor Scott Galloway Q&A interview: “Covid-19 Will Kill Off Thousands of Well-known Brands, Expert Says.”
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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30

MSNBC: Professor Ashish Bhatia video interview: “Keeping Businesses Afloat During Covid.”
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American Banker: Recent commentary from Lord Mervyn King is spotlighted: “Credit Unions Must Learn to Thrive Amid Radical Uncertainty.”
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CoStar News: Professor Ari Ginsberg interview: “Airbnb, in Filing for IPO, Warns of Profitability Challenges Ahead.”
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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23

Ad Age: Professor Tom Meyvis interview: “How Brands are Balancing Covid Fears with Festive Cheer in Holiday Ads.”
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McKinsey & Company: Professor Edward Altman in-depth Q&A interview: “Resilience in a Crisis: An Interview with Professor Edward I. Altman.”
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HuffPost: Professor Alixandra Barasch interview: “Covid Ornaments are Here, But That's Not as Bleak as it Seems.”
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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 16

CoronaNomics: Professor Scott Galloway video interview: “Covid-19, Technology and Surveillance Capitalism.”
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The American Conservative: Recent commentary from Professor Alison Taylor is highlighted: “Strengthening the American Family After Covid.”
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WalletHub: Professor Samuel Craig Q&A interview: “Coronavirus and Holiday Shopping Survey.”
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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 9

The Economist: Professor Edward Altman interview: “USA Inc’s Ponderous Recovery.”
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Marketplace: Professor Anindya Ghose interview: “Meditation Apps Have Been Booming During the Pandemic.”
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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2

Retail Dive: Professor Thomaï Serdari interview: “The Holidays Are Here. Where's the Consumer?”
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Marketplace: Professor Viral Acharya interview: “The U.S. Dollar’s Safe Haven Status May Be in Question, But it’s Intact For Now.”
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Skilled Nursing News: Joint research from Professor Sabrina Howell is referenced: “Private Equity-Backed Nursing Homes Log Similar COVID Outcomes as Other Facilities, But Less PPE.”
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WEEK OF OCTOBER 26

Tech Target: Recent commentary from Professor Arun Sundararajan is featured: “COVID-19 to Drive More AI in Retail for Small Retailers.”
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WEEK OF OCTOBER 19

Business Insider India: Professor Nouriel Roubini Q&A interview: “Nouriel Roubini Talks About the Future of the Global Economy Post COVID-19.”
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Marketwatch: Joint research from Professor Jeffrey Wurgler is mentioned: “Stock Market Weakness is Likely to Persist as Extreme Bullishness is Reaching a Crescendo.”
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Reuters: Discussion from the Center for Global Economy and Business’ recent fireside chat with Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari is featured: “Fed's Kashkari: Recovery Will Be Grinding and Slow Without More Stimulus.”
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WEEK OF OCTOBER 12

CIO Dive: Recent commentary from Professor Arun Sundararajan is spotlighted: “Retail Adopts Smarter Technology as Industry Relearns Operations.”
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WEEK OF OCTOBER 5

Barron's: Research from Professor Edward Altman is highlighted: “The Pandemic Has Swelled the Ranks of Zombie Companies. Here’s How to Recognize Them."
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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 28

Bloomberg: Research from Professor Edward Altman is spotlighted: “Fewer Bankruptcies. More Startups. One Strange Recession.”
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Marketing Dive: Recent commentary from Professor Tensie Whelan is referenced: “Environment — and Brands' Approach to It — Matters More Than Ever to Consumers, Study Finds.”
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Medium: Joint research from Professor Sinziana Dorobantu is cited: “Three Leadership Lessons from Working on the Front Lines During the Pandemic.”
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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 21

Marketplace: Professor David Yermack interview: “Brooklyn Museum is First in U.S. to Sell Art to Help Pay its Costs.”
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Bloomberg: Professor Arpit Gupta interview: “What We Actually Know About How Americans are Moving During Covid.”
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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 14

Xinhua: Professor Richard Sylla interview: “New York Financial Sector Recovers From Pandemic, Turns More Decentralized, Experts Say.”
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Financial Times: Research from Professor Edward Altman is spotlighted: “How Covid-19 Sparked a Dividend Drought for Investors.”
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Albany Times-Union: Professor Nicholas Economides interview: “Cuomo Pleads for Federal Aid, Some Experts Say New York Should Fix Itself."
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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 7

Channel News Asia: Professor Ari Ginsberg video interview: "Covid-19 Hits New York’s Commercial Real Estate Market as Cases Drop.”
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Financial Planning: Joint research from Professor Shan Ge is mentioned: “Annuities in Coronavirus Slump as VAs Draw Regulatory and Academic Scrutiny.”
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WEEK OF AUGUST 31

The Economist: New, joint research from Professor Venky Venkateswaran is cited: "Psychological Scars of Downturns Could Depress Growth for Decades."
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Fast Company: Recent commentary from Professor Hans Taparia is mentioned: "The Competitive Edge Virtual Learning Provides During a Downturn."
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Forbes: Professor Hila Lifshitz-Assaf interview: "Innovation Due to Covid: Yes, but How?"
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WEEK OF AUGUST 24

Institutional Investor: New, joint research from Professor Baruch Lev exploring the link between ESG considerations and stock performance during crises is highlighted.
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Business of Fashion: Professor Alixandra Barasch is quoted in a story examining how fashion brands can take advantage of the key back-to-school shopping season amid the coronavirus crisis.
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New York Times: Professor Thomas Philippon explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Big Tech companies unprecedented reach into our lives, shaping how we work, communicate, shop and relax.
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WEEK OF AUGUST 10

El Pais: Professor Steven A. Altman shares thoughts on globalization in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bloomberg: Professor Adam Alter shares advice on how to reduce screen time during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bloomberg: In a live interview, Professor Arun Sundararajan explains why he expects dine-in demand to keep growing even after the COVID-19 pandemic and why Uber Technologies and DoorDash are poised to benefit from the shift.
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WEEK OF AUGUST 3

Marketwatch: Professor Paul Hardart suggests that Covid-19 presents an opportunity for event producers to accelerate the use of technology while providing a way for buyers, sellers and retailers to congregate digitally.
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Marketplace: Professor Thomaï Serdari suggests that magazines need to change in order to adapt to the way people spend their time and money during Covid-19.
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Chemical & Engineering News: Professor Sabrina Howell’s co-authored research on early-stage venture capital activity in the first two months after the Covid-19 crisis reached the U.S. is referenced.
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WEEK OF JULY 27

The Tribune-Review: Professor Anindya Ghose's co-authored research showing that both Democrats and Republicans are willing to share their personal smartphone data to help combat the spread of Covid-19 is spotlighted.
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Yahoo Finance: In a video interview, Professor Steven A. Altman explores the impact of travel disruption caused by Covid-19 on global teams.
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Adweek: In an in-depth interview, Professor Scott Galloway discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has made Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google even stronger, and what could be next for intervention.
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WEEK OF JULY 20

Business Insider: In an in-depth feature, Professor Ari Ginsberg explains how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way he approaches teaching entrepreneurship.
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Bloomberg: Professor David Yermack shares his perspective on the growing prevalence of virtual shareholder meetings.
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Business Insider: In a Q&A interview, Professor Priya Raghubir discusses why the coronavirus crisis drove people to "panic buy" particular products.
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WEEK OF JULY 13

Protocol: In a featured podcast interview, Professor Arun Sundararajan discusses his recent research with PhD student Manav Raj and Uber Eats, which underscores the importance digital platforms had in ensuring business continuity and providing future resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic for SMB restaurants while weighing in on what Uber’s acquisition of Postmates means for the sharing economy.
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Bloomberg: In a video interview, Professor Edward Altman shares his thoughts on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting bankruptcies across the U.S. market; his Z-Score research is spotlighted.
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CNBC: Professor Aswath Damodaran explains how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted Tesla throughout 2020.
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WEEK OF JULY 6

Bloomberg: Professor Thomaï Serdari discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has upended the luxury retail space.
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China Daily: Professor Robert Engle comments on how the coronavirus pandemic could be a "dress rehearsal" to more crises.
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Yahoo Finance: Professor Nouriel Roubini predicts how the U.S. economy will recover following the coronavirus crisis.
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WEEK OF JUNE 29

Town & Country: Professor Priya Raghubir comments on how the hierarchy of human needs plays into the sharp increase of stationery sales amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Fast Company: Professor Scott Galloway offers his thoughts on how some big tech firms are benefiting from the coronavirus pandemic.
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WEEK OF JUNE 22

New York Times: Professor Edward Altman comments on why he believes even a rebound in economic activity won't stop a record-breaking wave of bankruptcies in 2020; his Z-Score research is mentioned.
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Financial Times: Professor Batia Wiesenfeld offers insights on how pay and promotion outcomes are impacted by primarily working from home versus working in the office.
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Luxury Daily: Professor Thomaï Serdari weighs in on whether luxury brands should consider adding hand sanitizers and face masks to their lines.
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WEEK OF JUNE 15

Bloomberg: Professor Aswath Damodaran shares his reactions to the recent U.S. stock market rally.
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Express: Professor Nouriel Roubini discusses the European Commission's recovery plan to help economically weaker countries hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis.
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Bloomberg: Professor Edward Altman demonstrates why he believes defaults on junk bonds will spike to record-breaking numbers in 2020.
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WEEK OF JUNE 8

CGTN: Professor Russell Winer discusses precautions retail businesses are taking to ensure safe social distancing practices are maintained and how the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting small business.
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KCRW: Professor Amy Webb offers predictions on how employers may use real-time health data to combat the spread of Covid-19.
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City A.M.: Professor Hanna Halaburda shares her thoughts on the post Covid-19 financial paradigm and what it means for digital assets like cryptocurrency, citing Stern-led research on blockchain, smart contracts and fintech.
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WEEK OF JUNE 1

CBS News: Professor Adam Alter shares his perspective on what a "new normal" might look like in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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iNews: In a story exploring how the coronavirus crisis will shape the future of the sharing economy, Professor Arun Sundararajan predicts a major shift away from hotels and towards vacation rentals and Airbnbs.
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Adweek: Professor Thomaï Serdari is quoted in an article exploring whether the Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating an already-rapid decline in print advertising.
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WEEK OF MAY 25

The Atlantic: In an in-depth feature, Professor Jonathan Haidt shares his thoughts on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on polarization and politics.
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U.S. News: Professor Viral Acharya compares government assistance programs for workers during the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. and Europe.
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Bloomberg Surveillance: In a video interview, Lord Mervyn King offers his perspective on the efficacy of negative rates as the U.K. and other nations implement economic stimulus measures to combat the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
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WEEK OF MAY 18

The Economist: Professor Edward Altman predicts that 8% of all firms whose debt is rated speculative grade will default in the next 12 months.
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New York Times: New research from Professor Arpit Gupta examining the role of demographic differences in mobility in explaining disparities in Covid-19 outcomes in New York City is spotlighted.
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Marketing Dive: Professor Tensie Whelan notes that brands have traditionally upcharged for sustainably labeled products, but the higher price tag is not necessarily reflective of actual production and supplier expenses.
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WEEK OF MAY 11

New York Times: Professor Sabrina Howell shares takeaways from her recent research which examines how private equity buyouts affect the quality of care in nursing homes.
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WSBT: Professor Deepak Hegde, Director of Stern’s Endless Frontier Labs, discusses how weakening links between employers and employees could put the American economy in a fragile position when the global economy restarts following the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Medium: Professor Petra Moser's joint research on the economic effects stemming from the U.S.' national immigration quota system of the 1920s is spotlighted.
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WEEK OF MAY 4

Retail Dive: Professor Thomaï Serdari warns that the retail industry could experience a slow rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, explaining that consumers are likely to remain wary of congregating in stores once restrictions are lifted.
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Bloomberg: Professor Arun Sundararajan analyzes the declining first-quarter U.S. GDP numbers and illustrates the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the sharing economy.
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New York Times: Professor Thomas Philippon shares why the Covid-19 crisis has accelerated the already-growing power of America’s corporate giants.
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Wall Street Journal: Joint research quantifying how sticky store prices exacerbate hoarding from Professor Vishal Singh is highlighted.
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WEEK OF APRIL 27

Bloomberg Law: Professor Amal Shehata explains how companies are using cash flow models to try and predict the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Los Angeles Times: Professor Tom Meyvis shares his perspective on how the restaurant industry will be impacted by consumer spending once the Covid-19 restrictions are eased.
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Financial Sense: In a podcast interview, Professor Richard Sylla explains the return of inflation, ultra-low interest rates and the financial impacts from the coronavirus crisis.
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WEEK OF APRIL 20

New York Times: Professor Priya Raghubir is quoted in a story examining why some consumers are purchasing airline tickets amid travel advisories and border closures.
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The Guardian: Joint research from Professors Theresa Kuchler and Johannes Stroebel on how the geographic spread of Covid-19 correlates with the structure of social networks is explained.
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IIMA Podcast: Professor Anindya Ghose offers his perspective on how technology and digital platforms can be leveraged to address health pandemics.
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