The local economy was the focus of news coverage that enlisted the expertise of Daniel MacDonald (economics) and Barbara Sorotnik (information and decision science). MacDonald discussed economic inflation in a radio interview, and Sorotnik (with Lori Aldana) highlighted the latest report by CSUSB’s Institute of Applied Research.
Daniel MacDonald (economics) discussed the employment climate in the Inland Empire, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on whether online dating can result in quality relationships.
Daniel MacDonald (economics) was interviewed about the region’s high inflation rate, James Fenelon (sociology) discussed a Riverside teacher who mocked Native Americans, Meredith Conroy (political science) was quoted about Twitter and Democrats, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Eric Nilsson (economics, emeritus) was interviewed for an article about the growing community opposition to mega-warehouse projects, especially those planned near homes and schools.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on how social media exploits our loneliness, a study by Daniel MacDonald (economics) on wages and consumer prices was cited in a commentary, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed topics related to extremism and the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot.
Research by Daniel MacDonald (economics) was cited in article about employee wages and consumer prices, David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest talks on the Iran nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed topics related to extremism and hate crimes.
Annika Anderson (sociology) was interviewed about Project Rebound, Daniel MacDonald (economics) was the keynote speaker at a Building Wealth Initiative webinar, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about reconnecting in a post-pandemic society, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the recently passed COVID Hate Crimes Act.
Yasemin Dildar (economics) was one of three experts asked to give their analysis of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan and his proposed American Jobs and American Family Plans.
CSUSB economics major Edward Zakher’s research earned him the top spot in his section at the CSU Student Research Competition.