WINTER 2018 | In May, physicist Stephen Hawking told the BBC that humans must colonize another planet within 100 years if we want to survive. USF’s Aparna Venkatesan, associate professor of physics and astronomy, talks climate change and the hunt for a new home.
The 2007–09 financial and subprime mortgage crises sent middle-class Americans’ net worth back to 1992 levels, effectively wiping out two decades of accumulated wealth. Many still haven’t recovered. Suparna Chakraborty, associate professor of economics and a former Federal Reserve Bank of Boston fellow, explains why the middle class continues to lose ground compared to the rich.
Dan Rascher is director of USF’s Sport Management program and teaches sports economics and business research methods. As president of the consulting firm SportEconomics, his clients have included the National Football League, Major League Baseball, and the National Basketball Association.