Winter holiday season will be challenging for many Americans. The coronavirus pandemic is surging – California is approaching 1 million cases – as quarantine fatigue grows, short and cold days are coming, holiday celebrations increase exposure risk, and post-election shock waves rock the nation. USC experts examine the coming winter of discontent and how to […]
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Less than a year since the pandemic began, two potential vaccine candidates are on the horizon. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its deadly march, one thing is clear: Scientific understanding of the new coronavirus and advances in fighting it have progressed with stunning speed. Here are five key things we’ve learned about COVID-19 since […]
American businesses and workers trying to weather the COVID-19 storm are facing financial and legal danger as the pandemic drags on, straining relationships between companies and employees. Supply chain ruptures have created bare shelves for retailers while layoffs are putting an unknown number of workers at risk for bankruptcy. Working from home, once an aspiration […]
A UCLA-USC study of census data shows thousands of L.A. renters are at risk of eviction when the California eviction moratorium expires on Tuesday, Sept. 1; tens of thousands more are in deep financial trouble. Contact: Emily Gersema, firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 712-3168; Julie Labich, email@example.com or (323) 219-4464 Twenty-two percent of Los Angeles County tenants paid rent late at […]
USC Marshall, Wharton Researchers Team with Entrepreneurs and Policy Makers to Help Reopen Greek Economy
Contact: Emily Gersema, firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 712-3168; or Matthew Simmons, email@example.com or (202) 277-4890 A multi-disciplinary team of researchers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers announced an AI-based project, nicknamed “Eva,” that uses data to support decision-making by the Greek government as it reopens the tourist industry vital to its economy amid the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Kimon […]
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