Economic Perspective

Sep 23, 2020

Economic Perspective: Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?

Household staples tend to go scarce in times of crisis, whether pandemic or weather related. In the past few months, has supply for certain items been met?

Sep 8, 2020

Economic Perspective: Vertical Farms

Vertical farms could have an impact on the future of agriculture. What do they look like, and what considerations come with implementing them?

Aug 27, 2020

Economic Perspective: Achieving Internet for All

What would it take to achieve high-speed internet for everyone?

Aug 3, 2020

Economic Perspective: Recovery In Goods Versus Services

There's usually a common trend in recessions between spending on goods and services. Has that trend followed in this current recession?

Jul 22, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is Inflation Really Subdued?

Calculating inflation during a downturn can be tricky since the circumstances are so unusual. Do the numbers accurately reflect the current circumstances?

Jun 30, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Forecasts

The Federal Reserve recently released their economic forecasts for the next few years. What do they look like?

Jun 18, 2020

Economic Perspective: Income Up, But Spending Down

Income and spending typically go up and down together, but was that the case this past April?

May 29, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Impact of Fear on the Recovery

As states start to open businesses back up, what other lingering impacts could there be?

May 21, 2020

Economic Perspective: Printing Money

Printing money can be used during times of economic crisis to mitigate some of the effects of the crisis. What factors need to be looked out for in these circumstances?

Apr 21, 2020

Economic Perspective: Costs and Benefits of Closing the Economy

What factors might be considered when talking about closing down an economy?