October 19, 2021
Economy

Avoiding A Covid-19 Economic Meltdown Depends On These 4 Things

How well the American economy performs over the short- and intermediate-term depends on the path of the coronavirus. At issue is the recent surge in new Covid-19 cases and deaths due to the highly contagious Delta variant and the more recent Lambda variant. Another factor is the clash between politics and science. More on that below. As we experience a new wave of infections, one must ask how long Covid will persist? Between March 1918 and the summer of 1919, the world experienced three distinct waves of the Spanish Flu. Covid-19 will likely exceed this number. Regardless, economic growth in the U.S. will suffer, to some degree, unless we take more aggressive…

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