Fordham Economists Say More Accurate COVID-19 Modeling is Critical
A recent study conducted by Hrishikesh D. Vinod, Ph.D., professor of economics and the director of Fordham's Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy (IEEP) and Kathleen Theiss, an economics doctoral student, suggests that the government’s failure to provide widely available, timely, and accurate testing has hobbled their ability to predict how many American will die from COVID-19 in the future.
Monika McDermott, Ph.D., Director of the M.A. in Elections and Campaign Management, joins Fordham Conversations host, Emmanuel Berbari, to discuss how the 2020 election will take shape with the various voting obstacles in place.
Rachel Podd, a Ph.D. candidate in history and Matthew Clark, a teacher at the Bronx High School of Science, came together for a one-time collaboration that dramatically expanded their students' understanding of the similarities between the Black Plague and COVID-19.
The Fordham Forward task force and its subcommittees have worked tirelessly to develop a sophisticated, multifaceted plan to deal with COVID-19 and mitigate the risks associated with reopening. Thanks to their efforts, Fordham plans to proceed with on-ground instruction beginning August 26.