What caught my eye today: Unemployment in the United States, exchange rate regimes, and how the pandemic dramatically affects tourism

Unemployment in the United States dramatically increased between February and April (it has partially recovered since then but remains high). Which jobs were hardest hit?

https://www.stlouisfed.org/publications/regional-economist/third-quarter-2020/jobs-hit-hardest-covid-19

“Exchange rate regimes can give nations varying levels of autonomy over monetary policy” (by Maurice Obstfeld). Interesting throughout:

https://www.piie.com/research/piie-charts/exchange-rate-regimes-can-give-nations-varying-levels-autonomy-over-monetary

The Covid-19 pandemic dramatically affects countries that rely on many tourists from abroad:

https://blogs.imf.org/2020/08/20/tourism-trauma-and-covid-19/

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