Articles from March 2023

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Facing the Future in Iowa: Our long-term fiscal and economic challenges

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Tippie Professors Ramji Balakrishnan and Anne Villamil lend their expertise on The Concord Coalition's Facing the Future podcast. In this episode, they tackle the long-term fiscal and economic challenges facing the United States and offer ideas on how to bring down the cost of healthcare.
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Federal debt looming, Concord Coalition urges people ‘get involved’

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
During a visit to the Tippie College of Business, bipartisan advocacy group The Concord Coalition said, "Public policy surrounding Social Security, the national debt crisis, rising health care costs, and tax reform are up for debate, and now is the time for the younger generation to make its voice heard."

The equalizing power of sisterhood

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
So far, strategies to achieve gender and racial equity have been ineffective, say two management scholars. It’s time, they say, “for something new.”
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New and used car market still tight

Sunday, March 26, 2023
The market is still very much affected by supply-chain issues that started all the way back in 2020, according to Jennifer Blackhurst, business analytics professor and supply-chain expert at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.
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Tippie College, Concord Coalition to discuss federal spending

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
The University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business will host two public discussions in collaboration with the Concord Coalition on federal spending, the future of Social Security, and health care cost control.

Cheapest car insurance in Iowa

Tippie's Miranda J. Welbourne Eleazar lends her expertise in this article about car insurance in the state of Iowa.
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Experts say more seniors are suffering from anxiety

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Often thought of as affecting a certain age demographic, recent studies have shown that more seniors are experiencing anxiety and depression. Tippie's Yiduo Shao says approaching retirement is one of the reasons seniors are experiencing anxiety.
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Teaching entrepreneurship in Colombia

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
A team of UI entrepreneurial experts worked with local arts entrepreneurs in Colombia to help preserve their local culture.
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What major bank failures mean for Iowans

Monday, March 13, 2023
Over the weekend, two major bank failures took over headlines, prompting anxiousness over the future of the United States economy. “Banks fail sometimes, and that’s okay. Businesses go bankrupt, that’s part of a free enterprise system. It’s not the bank failures per se that are the problem," says Dr. Anne Villamil, professor of economics at the University of Iowa.
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State: Small amount of customers in Iowa concerned over bank failures

Monday, March 13, 2023
Anne Villamil, who studies monetary policy at the University of Iowa, said banks in Iowa are less likely to fail because they work with a variety of groups and sectors of the economy, while Silicon Valley Bank catered to a specific group of people in one industry like tech start-ups.