Free Webinar: Economic Impact of COVID and Implications for the Future of Cardiothoracic Surgery

The COVID pandemic has not only had a devastating humanitarian impact, but it also has shocked health care system finances. In this webinar, STS President Joseph A. Dearani, MD, will talk with cardiothoracic surgeons, a hospital executive, and a health care consultant about various important topics.

University of Kentucky Expert, Economist Michael Clark Weighs in on Impact of COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 7, 2020) — As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the U.S., the government is responding in unprecedented ways. Measures to protect the nation’s most vulnerable citizens — though necessary — will have a lasting impact on…

New economic tool breaks down COVID-19 vulnerability on the service industry state

The novel Coronavirus has likely created an indelible mark on the global economy. But understanding how it has affected industries and occupations remains somewhat elusive, although more clarity is revealed daily, according to Jeremy Hill, director of Wichita State University’s Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR).

Economics Expert: Combination of Coronavirus Uncertainty, Oil Crash Could Be Severe

With the global economy already slowing over coronavirus uncertainty, oil markets and stocks plunged even further Monday morning (March 9) after Saudi Arabia launched a price war against Russia over the weekend, dissolving their OPEC+ alliance.  Michael Noel, a competition…

Expert analysis by Thunderbird’s Doug Guthrie: The Age of Cooptation: The Cost of Doing Business in Xi’s China

The Age of Cooptation: The Cost of Doing Business in Xi’s China (Business, China, China Capitalism, International Trade, Supply Chain, Xi Jinping, Covid19, Coronavirus)   By Doug Guthrie The cost of doing business in China today is a high one,…