Will We Have More Pandemic Babies?

When we look at Google word searches, at family planning surveys, and at past multi-year disasters, we can predict pandemic birth rates.

How Covid Changed The Cost of Living

Changing the worldwide cost of living is one of the countless ways that the pandemic has impacted our daily lives.

What Christmas Trees Say About the Holiday Economy

When we look at Christmas tree demand and supply, we can get a picture of how the holiday economy will appear.

When a Mask Is Like a Lunch

Looking at the past and now, we can see the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions for reducing COVID-19 fatalities.

What a Covid Resilience Rank Reveals

Comparing the Covid-19 response, Bloomberg’s resilience ranking tells us which countries are most successful and least disruptive.

How COVID-19 Affects Social Security’s Health

According to a University of Pennsylvania economist, just three questions can serve as a barometer of financial literacy. Do give them a try. I’ve listed the correct answers at the end of today’s post: As a pension expert, Wharton School…

How Lockdowns and Legalization Are Changing Marijuana

Ranging from lockdowns to legalization, there are many reasons that our marijuana demand and supply are changing.

How Coronavirus Causes Canned Corn Shortages

First it was toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Now it’s canned corn. But the story is somewhat different. Canned Corn Shortages This year, we’ve purchased a lot more corn. Second only to tomatoes in dollar value, canned corn sales are…

Why the Business Suit Is About More Than Clothing

About much more than clothing, the disappearance of the business suit relates to a massive retail restructuring.

Seeing the Pandemic Economy From the Bottom Up

Looking closely at the pandemic economy, we see distressed small businesses and their neighborhoods that could resemble Times Square.