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U-M Economists: New Models See Coronavirus Induced Recession

U-M economists predict, that unless a positive turnaround occurs, a recession is more than likely, and they urge measures to be taken to protect those who have been most negatively impacted. March 20, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #GovernmentandPolitics #Finance #Economics #COVID-19 ​​​​​​​​​


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‘Sensory Danger Zones’: How Sensory Pollution Impacts Animal Survival

Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Neil Carter and colleagues study how "masking, distraction, and misleading" occur in animals due to sensory pollution from human activities, leading to increased mortality rates. March 19, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Biology #Ecology #NeilCarter ​​​​​​​​​


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Faculty Q&A: U-M Economist Gabriel Ehrlich Sees Sharp, Short-lived Effects of Coronavirus

Gabriel Ehrlich the Director of the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics at the University of Michigan, where he forecasts the U.S. and Michigan economies. He discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus locally, nationally and globally. March 19, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #video #MichiganNews #Business #Economics #COVID-19


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Faculty Q&A: Kelly Murdoch-Kitt provides tips for remote learning, working

Stamps Assistant Professor Kelly Murdoch-Kitt is a user experience designer and educator focused on people, systems and interpersonal interactions. She discusses tactics for remote learning and working. March 19, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Career


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Faculty Q&A: Sue Anne Bell on Community Impacts of Coronavirus

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Sue Anne Bell shares her expertise on the impact that disasters have on communities. March 19, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #PublicHealth #Communities #COVID-19


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Faculty Q&A: America's Prisons and Social Distancing

Nora Krinitsky, Director for the University of Michigan Carceral State Project and Prison Creative Arts Project shared her thoughts on COVID-19, the vulnerability of Michigan’s correctional system and a potential outbreak behind bars. March 19, 2020. #<5min #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Prisons #COVID-19


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Coronavirus outbreak highlights inequities in health care, employment systems

U-M poverty scholar H. Luke Shaefer discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect hourly workers and families with low wages and how the healthcare system disproportionately helps wealthier people in the U.S. March 17, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Poverty #InfectiousDiseases #COVID-19 #HLukeShaefer ​​​​​​​​​​


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As Coronavirus Spreads, Should You Have More Cash—or Less?

U-M Epidemiologist Emily Martin discusses whether people should be keeping cash on them during the pandemic and whether it is more sanitary to use cash or credit card. March 12, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #Safety #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #COVID-19 ​​​​​​​​


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Hand sanitizer is selling out, but soap is a much better defense against the coronavirus

While stores are running out of hand sanitizer as people flock to shelves to protect themselves against COVID-19, Insider reminds us that soap is the better option to prevent disease. March 12, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #Safety #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #PublicHealth #COVID-19 #WashingHands ​​​​​​​​​​


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Fear can spread from person to person faster than the coronavirus – but there are ways to slow it down

U-M Department of Psychiatry's Jacek Debiec discusses how fear about coronavirus can be spread very easily, and describes how it can have negative effects on our society. March 16, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #Safety #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Media #MedicalAdvice #COVID-19 #jacekdebiec ​​​​​​​​​​​