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Ahmed Rahman Explains the Pandemic Labor Market

Ahmed Rahman discusses how the pandemic and other factors have contributed to high job openings and low hiring in the U.S. labor market.

Lehigh Africa Business Club Holds Annual Conference

Lehigh Africa Business Club Annual Conference to discuss "Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement: Driving Growth and Innovation in a Virtual Economy."

Five Aces: How These Standout Students Found Their Individual Paths via Lehigh Business

Lehigh Business means opportunity. Hear how these typically reluctant freshmen evolve into bona fide campus leaders with bright futures.

Muzhe Yang – Factors Affecting Maternal, Fetal and Infant Health

Muzhe Yang's research speaks for the vulnerable in society, including pregnant women and infants whose health risks increase as a result of light pollution, air pollution, noise pollution, water pollution, and other factors.

Alberto Lamadrid - Lessons Learned from the Texas Energy Grid Failure

The recent massive failure of Texas' electrical grid underscores the need to increase economic efficiency and better manage risk in the nation's system.

Chad Meyerhoefer on What Went Wrong with the Vaccine Rollout

Operation Warp Speed's plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines looked good on paper. So why didn't it work as expected? Chad Meyerhoefer explains.

Chad Meyerhoefer on the Federal Government’s Role in a Pandemic

What went wrong (a lot), what went right (vaccine development and distribution plan), and what lessons must we learn from the federal government's response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

This Is My Research: Residential Noise Exposure and Health

Utilizing information on exact home addresses on birth records, the authors exploit arguably exogenous variation in noise exposure triggered by a new Federal Aviation Administration policy called NextGen, which unintentionally increased noise levels in communities experiencing concentrated flight patterns.

Will Confirmatory Bias Keep You from Getting COVID-19 Vaccine?

The old saying that you don't get a second chance to make a first impression is especially true when it comes to vaccines, according to a study by two College of Business economics researchers. If the first opinion people form about a new COVID-19 vaccine is negative, it will be difficult to rebuild public trust.

Do Elections Make You Sick?

Health care expenditures rose by 19 percent during election periods in Taiwan, a study found. Chad Meyerhoefer discusses why.