News Coverage Highlights Archive

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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