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Lang Faculty: COVID-19 Insights and Analyses

Posted on Monday, March 23rd, 2020


Insights and Analyses from Lang Faculty

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our economy and prosperity. From understanding consumer fear, the decline of the tourism industry, the challenges of continuing business operations, and the resolve of leaders, Lang faculty are providing insights and analyses in response to this global pandemic.

Faculty contributing to the conversation:

  • Management professor Nita Chhinzer discusses the trend of online layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic: Vice
  • From a human resource perspective, professor Nita Chhinzer explores the importance of paid sick days: National Post | The Conversation Canada
  • Arrell Chair in the Business of Food, professor Simon Somogyi examines the food value chain: iPolitics
  • Director of the International Institute for Sport Business and Leadership (IISBL), professor Norm O'Reilly examines the impact of COVID-19 on the sport industry: CTV News (video)
  • Assistant Director of the IISBL and Lang professor Lianne Foti adds to the debate of sending Canadian athletes to the Tokyo Olympic games this summer: The Conversation Canada
  • Professor Marion Joppe discusses the impact on travel and tourism: CBC News
  • Finance professor Nikola Gradojevic explores the current stock market rollercoaster and high-frequency trading, in light of COVID-19: The Conversation Canada


This page will be updated as more Lang faculty add their expertise in order to better understand the impact and recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For general updates from the University of Guelph, please visit their COVID-19 Information page.

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