We might need different ways to keep tabs on the economy
Jan 4, 2022

We might need different ways to keep tabs on the economy

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Also today: There's a shortage of bus drivers along with everything else, and transit systems are struggling to make up the difference. Apple is now worth $3 trillion dollars.

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Transit systems struggle to find enough bus drivers

Jan 4, 2022
Some drivers are retiring, others are going to work for commercial delivery services.
Higher wages from private competitors and a workforce near retirement has led to a bus driver shortage. Above, a Detroit bus driver poses for a portrait in 2020.
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As the economy gets more complex, we might need new ways to measure it

From jobs to inflation, our economic statistics are ripe for change.
From jobs to inflation, our economic statistics are ripe for change.

The team

Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director