How is COVID-19 affecting businesses, hospitality, the economy, management, finance, policy, and employment practices? What does the future hold? College thought leaders are connecting with faculty across the university to provide guidance and insights during this worldwide crisis.
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COVID-19: Impacting geographies and lives
Thursday, April 2, 10 a.m. (EDT)
With a third of the world’s population under lockdown, EMI will explore the economic and business impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in emerging market countries. Hear insights from Cornell Johnson alumni from China, India, Europe.
The restaurant business in crisis: Coping with restaurant slowdowns, expense management, and the road ahead
Friday, April 3, 2 p.m. (EDT)
The School of Hotel Administration and the Cornell Institute for Food and Beverage Management (CIFBM) will bring together restaurant executives and faculty experts to offer solutions to the challenges that operators, employees, and guests are experiencing in our new normal.
Coronavirus price gouging: 33 top cops demand action from Amazon, eBay, Craigslist, Facebook and WalmartMarch 26, 2020
Day Family Senior Lecturer in Business Ethics Dana Radcliffe, argues that the rules of a free and fair market should not apply during times of emergency.
Soo Kim, assistant professor of marketing, says that emails to customers may not be as comforting as companies hope during times of crisis and anxiety.
Research from Robert H. Frank, Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management, tells us we are much more likely to be swayed by friends, relatives, and neighbors than deliberate attempts from advertising to government regulation.
Supply chain economist Miguel Gomez says major retailers are hiring not just to meet increases in demand, but also because of new emergency legislation towards worker protections.
Dyson’s Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy, Eswar Prasad, says that U.S.-China relations have deteriorated to a low during a time when they should come together.
Dyson's Eswar Prasad says the dollar's jump is renewing calls for financial-system reform missed during the 2008 crisis.
David Sherwyn, professor of hospitality human resources, says hotel companies are doing everything they can to make their environments and safe as possible against COVID-19.
Sheryl Kimes, emeritus professor of service operations management, discusses the different approaches hotels in North America and Asia are taking towards room costs during COVID-19.
Steven Carvell, professor of finance at SHA, provides his expertise on the financial impact of the new coronavirus in the hotel industry and what companies may implement moving forward.
Faculty expert webinars help thousands of Cornell students and alumni navigate the financial, managerial, and social impacts of COVID-19.