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Professor Shaker Zahra explored what the world will look like post-COVID-19 for international entrepreneurship. In short, he sees “a great transformation of the global business environment, providing the impetus for a new breed of international entrepreneurs that find opportunities in the upheaval that COVID-19 has caused.”
Assistant Professor of Finance Erik Loualiche explored how local governments handled the difficult economic conditions after COVID-19, including the factors leading to this impact, how this economic downturn is different from others, and the pivotal role the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) played.
Symptoms of depression are up and life satisfaction is down for U.S. adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by Carlson School researchers from the Department of Work and Organizations. The examination of nationwide data also found that an individual’s socioeconomic status—their income and education —play an important factor in their own sense of well-being.
The year 2020 has the highest search volume for “supply chain” during the last 10 years, according to Google Trends data.
The COVID-19 Hospitalization Tracking Project is a collaborative effort between the two centers within the Carlson School: the Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) and the Management Information Systems Research Center (MISRC). The project collects, tracks, and publicly reports daily COVID-19 hospitalizations from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Once the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic became clear, apprehension emerged as a dominant emotion for many Americans. Carlson School Professor Kathleen Vohs explored whether the economic anxiety caused by the pandemic was worse for some individuals and groups than others.
Shortly after COVID-19 made its way to the U.S., a pair of related events unfolded. First, anxious consumers stocked up on everything from hand sanitizer and protective masks to toilet paper, rubbing alcohol, cold medicines, and the like. And in response, more than a few entrepreneurs saw the resulting shortages as a prime opportunity for quick profits, Professor Mark Bergen explains.
It’s been a particularly busy year for labor economist Aaron Sojourner. An associate professor in the Carlson School’s Department of Work and Organizations, Sojourner has adjusted his research to respond in real time to critical issues facing the community and the nation.
The $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is one of the most important pieces of U.S. legislation passed thus far during the COVID-19 pandemic. Carlson School Professor Stephen Parente played a major role in determining how to allocate these vital funds to hospitals when the first wave of COVID-19 cases surged across the country.
An award-winning smartphone app spearheaded by the Carlson School and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is giving the healthcare industry an easier way to integrate healthcare data from patients.
BlueCube Bio, a company that is improving treatment for deadly diseases won the $50,000 top prize at the 16th annual MN Cup startup competition awards ceremony, hosted virtually by the Carlson School's Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship.
Leo Cardoso, '12 MHRIR, shared five things that have been instrumental to his success.