My article By Toni Tileva | February 6, 2020 In September 2019, California became the first state in the country to pass a labor law aimed primarily at Uber and Lyft drivers that extends wage and benefit protections to about a million gig workers. California Governor Gavin Newsom wrote an op-ed arguing that when workers are classified … Continue reading The Hidden Cost of the Hustle–Faculty and Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center Caroline Bruckner hones in on the tax consequences of gig work.
So much of our everyday life involves making predictions—from picking the best route for our morning commute to bringing an umbrella to choosing a partner. “We predict all the time, so the process is natural,” says Grant Fiddyment, adjunct professor of predictive analytics at Kogod and data scientist for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. “In a lot of ways, … Continue reading What Are the Odds? A computational neuroscientist and Kogod adjunct scores a career as a data scientist with the NBA.
My story for Kogod School of Business Each year, roughly 200,000 US service members transition from the military to the private sector. Although veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to be self-employed, their rate of business ownership has dropped precipitously from the entrepreneurial high of their predecessors in the last century. Half of World … Continue reading From Veteran to Venture: Kogod alum-turned-professor helps veteran entrepreneurs launch their businesses
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My article for the Kogod School of Business A wave of pandemic-induced uncertainty has thrown a pall over America’s economic performance, yet one sector remains a defiant shade of rose against a generally dark background. Why are home sales rebounding so quickly, with some locations reporting a return to the days of bidding wars? Is this a meaningful … Continue reading A Solid Foundation: Why has the housing market weathered the economic downturn so well?
Published here Could a system of finance dating back to the seventh century offer modern solutions to problems like college debt and crumbling infrastructure? Dr. Ghiyath Nakshbendi, chair and founder of the graduate certificate in Islamic finance at the Kogod School of Business, believes so. “In America, millennials are growing tired of the system of … Continue reading Islamic Finance—A Centuries-Old Approach Providing Modern Solutions