Author: Scott Slater III

(Video) Backward Economics: When Unemployment Offers a Living Wage

NBC Connecticut – The extra $600 in unemployment assistance made available through the Cares Act has been a lifeline for many workers, but it has created challenges for employers trying to get employees back to work. It raises questions about if jobs were paying a fair wage in the first place.

UConn’s CCEI, Alumni, and Affiliates Honored with 2020 CT Entrepreneur Awards

UConn Today – UConn’s Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or CCEI, was a big winner in this year’s Connecticut Entrepreneur Awards, taking home top honors with recognition as the 2020 Community Promoter of the Year.Continue Reading

Finance, Forests, and Forbes – A Summer of Experience for Werth Innovators

UConn Today – Three of UConn’s rising seniors – all members of the inaugural cohort of Werth Innovators, student ambassadors for entrepreneurship and innovation through the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation – have embraced online work with three very different summer experiences while seeking to develop new skills, learning more about potential career options, and dipping their toes into mainstream popular culture.

7 Big Data Stocks Fighting Coronavirus On and Off the Charts

Investor Place – With the rout in the stock market, investors are looking for things that will bounce back quickly. One obvious place to go looking is in the big data stocks. Coming into 2020, these companies were delivering stellar results. And now, the coronavirus serves as a potential catalyst to help them recover quickly.