Paper by Abu Shonchoy (Associate Professor of Economics) titled “Early Effects of the COVID-19 Lockdown on Children in North-Western Bangladesh” has been published in Oxford Development Studies. The paper can be accessed via this link.
Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, has an article published at the Conversation (and republished by Fortune magazine) discussing the implications of the U.S. government debt losing Fitch’s top AAA credit rating. The Conversation article can be accessed here, and the Fortune magazine article can be accessed here.
Dr. Jesse Bull, Associate Professor of Economics, was featured in WalletHub’s piece about Best Car Insurance in Florida. The piece can be accessed here.
Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, is featured in PolitiFact’s article on how Florida fared economically during Governor DeSantis’s tenure. The news article can be access here.
The Brookings Institution publishes a commentary co-authored by Cem Karayalcin, Professor of Economics at FIU, and Harun Onder, Senior Economist at World Bank (who is also a FIU economics Ph.D. alumni). The commentary, titled “Coping with climate shocks: Ecosystems versus economic systems”, can be accessed here.
Four Master of Arts in Global Affairs students traveled to India with a team of undergraduate business students during spring break to work on an innovative microenterprise project. The Bandhwari Women’s project seeks to empower local women in a poor village near New Delhi by generating employment opportunities in the handicrafts sector. College of Business […]
We are pleased to announce support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for a new, 3-year effort to advance the protection of a transboundary biocultural riverscape (rivers, wetlands, and linked forest ecosystems) over an area of 4 million hectares in the Western Amazon. This effort unites several parts of Florida International University: College of […]
A majority of Floridians disapprove of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, but there is little agreement about what Florida should do next when it comes to abortion policy.
Green School Professors Brian Fonseca and Eduardo Gamarra recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. Now that President Biden has announced a ban on imports of Russian oil, the United States should reevaluate sanctions against Venezuela, double down on targeted sanctions against individuals and reverse broader sanctions that hurt our national interests […]
Green School Professor Rebecca Friedman recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. In the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ruthless push into Ukraine is often understood in the simple terms of reductionist history: Just another Russian strongman with dreams of expanding the empire. But surely the images of thousands of […]