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How the Pandemic Affected the Birth Rate
Researchers are concerned that the pandemic birth rate could have further pulled down our sinking population Replacement Rate.
How Covid Changed World Energy Consumption
Ranging from oil to wind and solar, the supply and demand sides of world energy consumption responded to Covid-19 with some surprises.
Why Recent Stock Market Fluctuations Are Tough To Explain
Looking at a Covid-19 time table, economic fundamentals, and economic uncertainty, we can try to explain recent stock market fluctuations.
Comparing Covid-19 to Past Costly Disasters
Looking at the economic impact of past costly disasters can help us develop policies that target where and how Covid-19 will affect us.
How Covid-19 Affects the Cost of Living
Because a Covid-19 basket of goods and services has a different inflation rate from the CPI basket, the cost of living might not be what we think it is.