Why did the stock market rise when COVID-19 cases were spreading in the US? The gains may not be as illogical as they seemed, new research finds.
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States are making it harder to sue nursing homes over COVID-19: Why immunity from lawsuits is a problem
Nearly half the states have reduced liability for health care providers at a time when nursing home regulation is declining and families can't visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.
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A new framework for learning from each other.
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Restaurants may look very different after COVID-19. Besides changing the way we eat out, the pandemic may be the end for many restaurants, an expert says.
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Mandates to give workers paid sick leave in a recent congressional bill could be helping to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say.
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"With a natural disaster you can kind of predict that if we put in some effort, within a few months we can get back to normal. But here there is a lot of uncertainty."
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Economic forecaster Rajeev Dhawhan offers his perspective on the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and how he thinks the next few months could play out.
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About a third of small business owners believe they have a 50% chance of going bankrupt or out of business within the next six months because of COVID-19.
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When crowdsourcing goes really well, team leaders often need to rely on traditional organizational management structure to get the work done, research on GitHub finds.
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