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Indigenous Women in Peru: Challenges and Hopes

By Jessica Jiang, Grace Zhang, and Liana Shi

“If you could be reborn, would you want to be a woman again?” A world-renowned survey agency, Ipsos, asked this question in Peru, and nearly 1/3 of the women in Southeastern Peru answered “No”. Continue reading Indigenous Women in Peru: Challenges and Hopes

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COVID vaccination-A magnifier for the cultural differences between China and the U.S.?

By Yiting Huang A little after 7 p.m., the family had just finished dinner when, under the warm yellow light, came the sound of the news on the television, talking about Covid-19 vaccines. Jim, a 58-year-old Illinoisan who always watches TV after dinner, sat on the couch and said, “I think I don’t need to take the vaccine because I usually don’t get sick. I … Continue reading COVID vaccination-A magnifier for the cultural differences between China and the U.S.?

Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Unemployment Status

By Ruining Zhu, Wendi Yang, Hui Wu, Sijie Yu The outbreak of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in 2020 has led the U.S. economy into rapid contraction. With the enforcement of social distancing, many businesses have shut down regular transactions. The impact on the U.S. labor market is pretty large, leading to a striking increase in the unemployment rate among different industries and populations. Out of … Continue reading Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Unemployment Status

What is COVID-19’s Impact on American Hotel Industry?

By Zixuan Tang, Wenxiang Diao, Yujia Guo and Yucheng Qin From the end of the year of 2019 till nowadays, the COVID-19 epidemic has been a serious problem worldwide among these several months. Developing countries like China, India, and Russia as well as developed countries like America, England, and France all suffered a lot from this tough time. The tremendous economic damage has been caused … Continue reading What is COVID-19’s Impact on American Hotel Industry?

How the Peruvian Government and Social Enterprises Promote Digital Financial Inclusion

By Ruoxi Lyu In 2011, Milagros migrated to Lima from Iquitos, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, to make a living. Every month, Milagros transferred part of her wages to support her family. However, it was arduous for her mother to withdraw the funds. From an isolated town with no bank branches to the closest agent, her mother had to travel about 45 minutes by … Continue reading How the Peruvian Government and Social Enterprises Promote Digital Financial Inclusion