All posts by The Conversation
What is ammonium nitrate, the chemical that exploded in Beirut?
By Gabriel da Silva, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Melbourne
- Posted August 5, 2020
Yes, most workers can collect more in coronavirus unemployment than they earn – but that doesn’t mean Congress should cut the $600 supplement
By David Salkever, Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- Posted August 4, 2020
Video: Who controls pandemic data?
By Julia Lane, Professor of Economics, New York University
- Posted August 3, 2020
Could employers and states mandate COVID-19 vaccinations? Here’s what the courts have ruled
By Debbie Kaminer, Law Professor, Baruch College, CUNY
- Posted July 31, 2020
Next COVID casualty: Cities hit hard by the pandemic face bankruptcy
By Mark Davidson, Associate Professor of Urban Geography, Clark University and Kevin Ward, Professor, University of Manchester
- Posted July 30, 2020
Lawmakers keen to break up ‘big tech’ like Amazon and Google need to realize the world has changed a lot since Microsoft and Standard Oil
By Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
- Posted July 29, 2020
Making coronavirus testing easy, accurate and fast is critical to ending the pandemic – the US response is falling far short
By Zoë McLaren, Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- Posted July 28, 2020
Yes, kids can get COVID-19 – 3 pediatricians explain what’s known about coronavirus and children
By Kathryn Moffett-Bradford, Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, West Virginia University; Martin Weisse, Professor of Pediatrics, West Virginia University, and Shipra Gupta, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Disease, West Virginia University
- Posted July 28, 2020
Why good people manage badly
By Ken Eakin, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa The institution of management is bad. Bad because it causes too much stress and harms human health. Bad because it allocates too many resources to non-productive activity and hampers human...
- Posted July 27, 2020
The office is dead! Long live the office in a post-pandemic world
By Beth Humberd, University of Massachusetts Lowell; Deborah Salon, Arizona State University, and Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Editor’s note: The future of the office has become an open question after the coronavirus lockdown forced...
- Posted July 24, 2020