Economic Indicators in the Covid Era

Event Date
Jul 21, 2020
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Online presentation:
How to Make Sense of Labor Market Data and other Economic Indicators in the Covid Era
Presented by Kristine Lamm West, PhD, Associate Professor of Economics, St. Catherine University 

Dr. Kristine West is chair of the St. Catherine University Economics and Political Science department and director of the Minnesota Center for Diversity in Economics. Her research focuses on the economics of education and program evaluation. In this virtual session she will discuss the economic shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Surges in unemployment and inequality as well as drastic shifts in both supply and demand patterns across just about every economic sector have challenged economists and policy makers in unprecedented ways. Dr. West will discuss these economic indicators and various policy options.
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