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May 5, 2020

The data on economic anxiety

The findings of our new Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, a national scientific survey out today. It's the highest jump we've seen in our Economic Anxiety Index®. Plus, an Iranian airline flouted flight restrictions on China, likely contributing to the spread of COVID-19.

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There's been a dramatic spike in Americans' economic anxiety

May 5, 2020
A new Marketplace-Edison Research Poll puts numbers to what we've been seeing and experiencing.
Many Americans are scared they won't be able to afford basic necessities after losing income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director