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UMN Expert: Unpleasant weather’s impact on financial markets

Joshua Madsen holding an umbrella.

As companies issue their quarterly reports, how equity analysts respond can be influenced by the weather.

UMN Experts: U.S. obesity rate rises dramatically

Jamie Stang. Simone French. Mary Christoph.

School of Public Health experts give insight into new avenues of obesity prevention.

UMN Experts: Business & consumer impact five years since Bangladesh building collapse

Kingshuk Sinha and Susan Goldstein

April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building—which housed several clothing factories—collapsed near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

UMN Expert: Minnesota politics and 2018 midterm elections

Larry Jacobs leaning on a half wall.

Prof. Larry Jacobs is avaliable to comment on the 2018 midterm elections.

UMN Experts: Envisioning a future with autonomous vehicles

Frank Douma, Tom Fisher, Michael Levin

As a future with self-driving transport gets closer to reality, several UMN experts are available for comment.

UMN Expert: Steel and aluminum tariffs

Robert Kudrle

Economic policy expert and Humprhey School of Public Affairs Prof. Robert Kudrle is avaliable for comment.

UMN Expert: Youth violence prevention

Iris Borowsky

Expert comments on prevalency of youth violence and options for intervention.

UMN Expert: Medicaid work requirements

Lynn Blewett

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issue guidelines for Medicaid work requirement.

UMN Experts: Immigration policy, history, impact

UMN Immigration Experts

U of M experts Marissa Hill-Dongre, Erika Lee and Deepinder Mayell bring context to the immigration debates.

UMN Experts: Impact of Olympic Games, from athletes to South Korea

Rasa Troup, Donald Dengel

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games open in PyeongChang, South Korea this Friday.

UMN Experts: Disrupting the health care system

Jean Abraham, Larry Jacobs

Experts weigh in on Amazon's and other's move to form an independent company that seeks to contain health care costs.

UMN Experts: Evolution of commercials

Claire Segijn; Steven Wehrenberg

With millions expected to watch Super Bowl LII, some viewers may be just as invested in the ads as the game itself.