Four articles from The Conversation US archive provide context and analysis on the historic legislation.
Whether the next pandemic bailout bill is called relief or stimulus depends on what ails the US economy – and maybe it doesn’t matter at all.
Since 1953, the economy has only rarely been in recession when a Democrat was in the White House.
Congress and the White House are trying to wrap up negotiations on a nearly $1 trillion coronavirus bailout, but Senate Republican demands for a liability shield has been a key obstacle.
Some economists have begun to compare the current recession and recovery with a ‘K,’ while others see a ‘V.’ Which is it, and what does it mean?
Research reveals why Chinese millennials love to spend overseas on luxury brands.
There are four main ways that greening can benefit businesses.
Coronavirus has shown how damaging ill-health can be for the economy, and poor diet is the world’s leading cause of ill-health.
Some markets suggest a swift economic recovery from coronavirus. Others are less optimistic.
The new slimmed-down and tapered JobKeeper is an improvement, but it’ll interact with JobSeeker in odd ways.
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Plagues and flu pandemics of the past have led to long-term disadvantages for those affected, and increased prejudice.
Markets bring broad benefits to local communities – much more so than big supermarket chains.
Evidence from South Korea tells a precautionary tale about rushing to end lockdown, without the right public health measures in place.
Some new habits we’ve seen emerging during the pandemic could help us solve tricky problems like traffic congestion, which have challenged our cities for a long time.
Re-imagining cities after COVID-19 is both a practical and philosophical task. People’s perceptions of places are changing. It is a time for planners and policymakers to plan with, not for, people.
If there is one lesson from history, it is that the economy will pick up again.