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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business news, events, and media related to the COVID-19 pandemic


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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Upcoming
Featured Events

Join faculty, alumni, and industry experts online for a series of webinars and panel discussions


Get expert advice and learn how COVID-19 is affecting business, the economy, hospitality, management, supply chain, finance, and more. Registration is open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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Featured faculty: David Sherwyn

Pre-dispute mandatory arbitration: A model for settling disputes in a positive manner or a forced denial of employee rights?

Tuesday, March 9, 1:00 p.m. EST
Join two Cornell scholars debate and discuss the topic of arbitration. They will address their research, whether or not society should allow arbitration, and what form of it, if adopted, works best.

Tuesday, March 9: Register Now

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Featured faculty: Marie Ozanne

The industry’s vision of tomorrow’s hospitality

Wednesday, March 10, 1:00 p.m. EST
Join hospitality leaders as they share their insights into the future of our industry, the consumer trends that are reshaping guest expectations, operations, and visionary ideas from other industries.

Wednesday, March 10: Register Now


Because business never stops, join us online for more events

Many of our regularly scheduled events—and new events—will be held online, which means these events will now be open to wider audiences and you’ll be able to join us from afar. Below are some upcoming events that feature our faculty and alumni.

Missed us live? Recorded livestreams are available below.


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Opinion: Let Bezos and Musk make billions. Just force them to share a little with the rest of us.

September 29, 2020

Professor Emeritus Bob Frank argues that increasing the capital gain tax could make money available to help many aspects of our society.

Johnson BusinessFeed

How forcing colleges to go online could change higher education for the better

September 9, 2020

Professor Emeritus Bob Frank explains just how this is a possibility.

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Uptick in COVID-19 cases makes it difficult to bring back jobs. ‘Some people may be put out of the job market for a long time.’

July 30, 2020

Professor Murillo Campello says that the employment disruption created by COVID-19 has necessitated everyone to take a hard look at their skills.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The countries that beat COVID are doing best economically

December 14, 2020

Professor Eswar Prasad says that when it comes to the pandemic and a nation state's economic recovery, a single unifying principle applies globally.

Dyson BusinessFeed

The Nasdaq is skyrocketing. That may not be a great sign for the economy

November 4, 2020

Associate Professor Scott Yonker discusses investors sticking with the pandemic winners as uncertainty looms.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Rooting from home as a model for working from home?

November 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Kevin Kniffin says it’s timely to revisit how employers and employees alike can best adapt to the times.

SHA BusinessFeed

Is This the End of Tipping?

February 21, 2021

The pandemic is pushing the restaurant industry to consider a no-tip approach. “If you’re going to rebuild, let’s rebuild on a sounder model," Professor Michael Lynn tells The New York Times.

SHA BusinessFeed

‘I even miss the airline delays:’ Meet the business travelers who can’t wait to get back on the road

February 18, 2021

“We really have no idea what business travel is going to look like and at what level it will come back," Professor Chris Anderson tells the Washington Post.

SHA BusinessFeed

Empty hotel rooms have become private dining rooms and office spaces

February 3, 2021

Steven Carvell, professor of finance and director of the Center for Real Estate and Finance, discusses how hotels have become flexible amid the pandemic.

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Daniel Hooker finds a teachable moment in COVID-19

August 14, 2020

Hooker, a veteran food industry executive, will teach a new course this fall covering global supply-chain issues surfaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Hiring trends emerge in study into COVID-19 impact on job market

June 24, 2020

Professor Murillo Campello has leveraged big data on job-vacancy postings to reveal several dimensions of the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. job market.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Rundown: Highlights from the week of June 1

June 5, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Measuring the economic and environmental consequences of COVID-19

June 3, 2020

Professor Shanjun Li has been awarded a Cornell Atkinson Rapid Response Fund grant to examine the economic and environmental consequences of COVID-19.

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The Rundown: Highlights from the week of May 25

May 29, 2020

Expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Just awarded grant for COVID-19 food security research

May 26, 2020

Professor David Just has been awarded a Rapid Response Fund grant from Cornell's Atkinson Center to examine food bank interest and use in the age of COVID-19.