COVID-19 began spreading at the end of 2019. Our posts cover the ensuing drop in employment; differential impacts on workers by income, race, ethnicity, gender, education, and parental status; unemployment insurance and other social supports to assist those impacted; the mounting red ink on federal and state budgets; and ramifications in areas ranging from developing countries, to education, the environment, and beyond.

A U.S. Economy Roaring Back from Recession
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A U.S. Economy Roaring Back from Recession

 MacroPolicy Perspectives

Julia Coronado discusses how she and her team analyze the U.S. economy at a time when the pandemic has disrupted the conventional models and rules of thumb that forecasters traditionally use.