Failure to assist Puerto Rico could precipitate humanitarian, economic disaster

Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico, leaving millions without power and still dealing with flooded roads and disastrous conditions. Cornell University economist Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics and government policy in the U.S. and in low-income countries, says the need for assistance is now so dire, it’s impossible to ignore. Bio: https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/steven-kyle    […]

Cornell to host town-gown economic development conference April 7

WHAT: Town-Gown Economic Development Conference WHEN: Friday, April 7, 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Hilton Garden Inn, lower level, 130 E. Seneca St., Ithaca, N.Y. MEDIA: Media members must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-6121 or lmh267@cornell.edu by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University’s […]

Don’t get your hopes up on GDP growth in third quarter

Cornell University economist Steven C. Kyle, is an expert in macroeconomics and government policy, he says forecasts that predict 2.5 percent GDP growth for the third quarter are overestimating the strength of the U.S. economy. Kyle will be available to comment on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis preliminary estimation of the country’s […]