What caught my eye this week: U.S. trends in income and wealth inequality, small businesses through the Covid-19 crisis, and much more…

U.S. trends in income and wealth inequality:


“From Survival to Revival: How to Help Small Businesses through the COVID-19 Crisis”, a policy proposal by the Hamilton Project:


In the week ending September 19, 870,000 Americans registered to claim for jobless benefits. This is still a high number and shows that the recovery will take a long time:

“The shecession (she-recession) of 2020: Causes and consequences”:


“Trade Surplus or Deficit? Neither Matters for Manufacturing Employment Shares”:

An interesting analysis by the Congressional Budget Office: “The Effects of Pandemic-Related Legislation on Output”:


And another interesting analysis by the Congressional Budget Office: The 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook:


The Fed’s Survey of Household Economics and Decision-making (SHED): Update on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households: July 2020 Results


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