Recessions Usually Are Worse for Men. Not This Time.

Debora Carley

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Working-age men have had it rough in postwar recessions when the economy typically sheds manufacturing and construction jobs. Then, in recoveries, men have been slow to find work as health care and other service-sector industries grow faster and manufacturing jobs shift overseas. That’s not what happened in this […]

Opening Campuses Is Risky. The Alternative Is Worse.

Debora Carley

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Soaring coronavirus infections have provoked a lot of second thoughts among U.S. colleges and universities that were hoping to resume at least some in-person instruction in the fall. That’s understandable, but troubling. It’s crucial to engage students in meaningful collaborative experiences that are difficult to achieve on […]

Government data is getting worse. That’s a catastrophe.

Debora Carley

donald trump european union Getty Data is more important than it’s ever been, which is why the latest news out of the White House is so disturbing. The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to stop reporting COVID-19 numbers to the CDC, and instead send the data directly to the Department […]