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State of The Economy - June 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

An economic recovery depends on containing the spread of COVID-19. The US economy was headed in the right direction in June. Employment was up. Consumer spending increased. Much of the good news was driven by government actions. States reopened their economies and millions of furloughed workers were rehired. Government transfer payments earlier in the quarter helped propel April’s income to record increases, which in turn contributed to a rise in May’s consumer spending. But, for continued improvements to be sustainable, more people need to return to work and public confidence needs to be restored. More

Economics in the News -- July 6-12

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Economics impacts our lives every day. Below are some of the top storylines from July 6th-July 12th 2020 related to Economics. More

A Timeline of COVID-19

Friday, July 10, 2020

What is the coronavirus? How has the world responded to it since it first originated in Wuhan, China? Take a look at our Covid-19 to see a timeline of how the coronavirus has impacted our lives. More

Economics in the News – June 29-July 5

Monday, July 06, 2020

Economics impacts our lives every day. Below are some of the top storylines from this past week related to economics. More

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