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GPS faculty are deeply committed to policy engagement. Discover featured news and media mentions related to our research and policy topical areas listed below.
Is working from home the “new normal” now?
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in teleworking on an unprecedented scale. Elizabeth Lyons debates the benefits and drawbacks of employees continuing to work remotely, as well as returning to a pre-coronavirus work environment. UC San Diego News Center . See also: Newswise , San Diego Biotechnology Network
Pandemic edges U.S. and China closer to confrontation
Susan Shirk illustrates the contrast a Biden administration would bring to the White House, imposing pressure in some areas, like national security and technology, with the goal being to negotiate changes in Chinese policies. Bloomberg News. See also: The Courier Express, The Hour, Supply Chain Brain
Uncertainty in the renewable energy sector
Though more than 594,000 workers in the green energy sector are unemployed, David Victor explains that existing policies in California geared toward transitioning to cleaner energy sources are not in danger. San Diego Union-Tribune . See also: New York Daily News , The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
May 13, 2020, David Victor quoted in CNN Business
See also: KITV, WRAL TechWire

May 14, 2020, David Victor mentioned in UC Newsroom

May 21, 2020, David Victor quoted in The Economist
May 9, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in The Organization for World Peace press release

May 11, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted on NPR
See also: WHBM, KPBS

May 13, 2020, Victor Shih quoted in Axios

May 14, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in The Stanford Daily

May 18, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in Bloomberg News
See also: Yahoo! Finance

May 20, 2020, Susan Shirk quoted in the South China Morning Post

May 20, 2020, Samuel Tsoi of the 21st Century China Center authored opinion in the San Diego Union-Tribune
May 15, 2020, Rafael Fernández de Castro authored opinion in El Financiero (Spanish)