Policy & Advocacy

The latest news related to our transformative work in policy and advocacy across sectors and industries.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Small stock trades can predict big market changes

Using a metric developed by a research team led by Maureen O’Hara, professor at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, it was determined that fractional trading is predictive of future market liquidity and volatility.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Properly fitting face masks can help block particulate pollution

Research co-authored by Dyson Dean Jinhua Zhao provides new findings about the value of masks that fit snugly around the face and how human behavior affects their efficacy.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

No, China Is Not Buying Up All US Farmland

Research coauthored by Dyson’s Wendong Zhang shows federally classified “adversary” countries held only 1% of foreign-owned farmland as of 2020.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Former Colombian President Tells Grads to Tackle ‘Liberty Deficit’

Iván Duque, president of Colombia 2018-22, spoke at the Emerging Markets Institute fellows graduation ceremony May 24 in Sage Hall.

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Nolan BusinessFeed

Contemporary Challenges in Affordable Housing: Addressing current issues with innovative solutions

The Center for Real Estate and Finance brought together leaders in development, preservation, financing, and policy within affordable housing in a dynamic exchange of ideas about modern-day challenges and solutions.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Beyond the Present: A Journey to Identify Future Risks Imperiling Humanity

Marcus Lee, MBA ’24, describes his internship at Quantum Risk Analytics, a nonprofit that aims to steer humanity away from unseen perils.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Persistent questioning of knowledge takes a toll

Dyson Assistant Professor Laura Niemi’s research shows regular exposure to even subtle prejudice and discrimination degrades physical and mental health.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Dyson alumnus Dan Cane ’98 makes it his business to improve lives

Cane established the Cane Entrepreneurship Scholars program at the Dyson School to provide financial support, mentorship and experiential learning opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Worker mobility can impact adoption of new technology

The research team found that increased worker mobility can negatively impact a business’s ability to adopt new technology such as artificial intelligence.