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COVID-19 adds more challenges to overtaxed elder care system

May 25, 2020
Marketplace economics contributor Chris Farrell talks about COVID-19's impact on long-term care.
A home health aide helps an elderly man with his laundry in Miami.
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Just what kind of recession is the COVID-19 recession going to be?

Mar 17, 2020
Recessions vary in length and severity, but the differences come down to how reversible the damage is.
People pass the New York Stock Exchange on March 16, when trading was halted for the third time in a week.
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What happened to the stock market today?

Mar 9, 2020
On Wall Street’s most turbulent since the COVID-19 outbreak, a Harvard economist explains what’s going on.
A trader reacts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
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Introducing, "Shelf Life"

Feb 27, 2020
A place to read, think and explore, together.
Dan Carino

Trump's stock market concern could make dealing with COVID-19 tough

Feb 26, 2020
Is that concern misplaced? A New York Times economics writer talks about it.
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What if the U.S. labor force were 10 people?

Feb 18, 2020
Our re-imagining of the 164 million people who make this economy work.

Debt, inequality and the coronavirus: A conversation with former Fed Chair Janet Yellen and the World Bank's David Malpass

Feb 4, 2020
The panel discussion also touched on "trade unpleasantness," the slowdown in global growth and interest rates.
From left to right, David Malpass, Janet Yellen and Kai Ryssdal at George Washington University on Feb. 4, 2020.
Greg Gibson

Do you work the night shift? Tell us about it.

Jan 28, 2020
We want to hear about your experience working unusual hours.
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Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in helicopter crash, 7 others dead

Bryant had one of the greatest careers in recent NBA history and became one of the game’s most popular players.
Kobe Bryant attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 5, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. He won an Academy Award in 2018 for his contributions to “Dear Basketball,” an animated short.
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There's a deal on the horizon, but has the trade war helped the economy?

Dec 31, 2019
The negative effects of tariffs outweigh any protection the manufacturing industry gets, a Federal Reserve report says.
President Donald Trump speaks to autoworkers at the American Center for Mobility in 2017 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
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