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Bronfenbrenner Partnering with HBCUs to Study Black Worker Organizing
Kate Bronfenbrenner, Jobs with Justice and the Center for Economic Policy Research have secured a $450,000 grant from WorkRise for a project to improve economic security and mobility for low-wage workers and create a more equitable labor market in the South.
Report: Medicare Advantage Plans Cost More, Provide Less
A new report co-authored by ILR Professor Rosemary Batt raises concerns about the growing use of private Medicare Advantage plans that are overpaid billions while providing lower quality care than traditional Medicare.
Pros and Cons of Affirmative Action at an Elite Brazilian University
New research by Assistant Professor Evan Riehl shows that affirmative action can have benefits for students from disadvantaged backgrounds but also unintended spillover effects that negatively impact a university’s other students.
Extreme heat and flooding are threatening key international apparel hubs, with four countries vital to the fashion industry facing losses of 1 million jobs and $65 billion in earnings by 2030, according to two new reports out of the Global Labor Institute at Cornell University.
Recipients Can Recognize – And Correct – Positive Bias
Those who benefit from racial profiling and other types of favoritism are more likely to recognize it and take corrective action if their attention is drawn to the victims of that bias, according to new research by Associate Professor Emily Zitek.
The Evergreen State has positioned itself as a climate leader in America, but a new report from the ILR Climate Jobs Institute reveals there is much more to be done to ensure that its climate investments maximize high-quality job creation, equity and economic development.
Baseball Reveals That Specialists Excel After Leaving Comfort Zones
Venturing out of one’s comfort zone to perform a task – and then performing poorly in that task, such as a baseball pitcher trying to hit – can lead to better performance when returning to one’s specialty, new research by Assistant Professor Brittany Bond suggests.
“Low-power” individuals can show more innovation when given the chance to “warm-up” to a creative task, according to research co-authored by an ILR faculty member who is an organizational behavior expert.
Colleges and universities that imposed COVID-19 vaccine mandates for students in the fall 2021 semester averted 11% of cases and reduced deaths by 5% in the surrounding communities, according to new research.
As part of its on-going public impact mission and “data democratization” initiative, the Buffalo Co-Lab has launched the Cornell ILR Eviction Filings Dashboard for New York, a tool designed to help citizens, policymakers and nonprofits more easily visualize where eviction filings have occurred since 2018.
One in Five in NYS Face Workplace Sexual Harassment
More than a third of cisgender women and half of respondents who identify as transgender or other gender identities reported experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new ILR School Worker Institute report.