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A focused study group for the discussion of economics and economic policy.
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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""However welcome this bounceback, it contains dangers – in the housing market, in the event of another Covid wave, and in terms of righting a lopsided economy"
""However welcome this bounceback, it contains dangers – in the housing market, in the event of another Covid wave, and in terms of righting a lopsided economy"
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"Food prices are sky high, restaurants don’t have enough workers and shoppers are sending clothes back too fast for apparel makers to keep up. Labor shortages and production bottlenecks are weighing down companies just as the economy begins _...Read More_
"Food prices are sky high, restaurants don’t have enough workers and shoppers are sending clothes back too fast for apparel makers to keep up. Labor shortages and production bottlenecks are weighing down companies just as the economy begins _...Read More_
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I just got let go from my job making 15.50$ an hour to handle radioactive equipment on construction sites. We have something terrible wrong with our corporate culture if Dunkin Donuts is paying 0.50$ less than skilled labor.
I just got let go from my job making 15.50$ an hour to handle radioactive equipment on construction sites. We have something terrible wrong with our corporate culture if Dunkin Donuts is paying 0.50$ less than skilled labor.
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You, and I cannot stress this enough, love to see it
You, and I cannot stress this enough, love to see it
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"The competing demands of work and motherhood have some white-collar women choosing part-time work—and loving it."
"The competing demands of work and motherhood have some white-collar women choosing part-time work—and loving it."
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"Landlords cut small retailers a break on rent during the pandemic, but stores are still struggling because too few office workers and tourists have returned."
"Landlords cut small retailers a break on rent during the pandemic, but stores are still struggling because too few office workers and tourists have returned."
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Fast food costs are not labor intensive. Total labor costs in fast food average about 25% Doubling all employee pay and passing 100% to consumer would raise prices 12.5%. _...Read More_
Fast food costs are not labor intensive. Total labor costs in fast food average about 25% Doubling all employee pay and passing 100% to consumer would raise prices 12.5%. _...Read More_
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"In Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, the pandemic brought more change to a neighborhood in flux, as locals rallied around their restaurants."
"In Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, the pandemic brought more change to a neighborhood in flux, as locals rallied around their restaurants."
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"An extended winter lockdown has shaken the usual arrangement between landlords and tenants ahead of a government review of leasing legislation."
"An extended winter lockdown has shaken the usual arrangement between landlords and tenants ahead of a government review of leasing legislation."
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Food-delivery apps are disrupting the restaurant industry and transforming dining culture. This will change what, where and when we eat in the future
Food-delivery apps are disrupting the restaurant industry and transforming dining culture. This will change what, where and when we eat in the future
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"Governments have extended national programs to keep troubled businesses afloat, but the aid may only be postponing a painful reckoning."
"Governments have extended national programs to keep troubled businesses afloat, but the aid may only be postponing a painful reckoning."
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"Tough sacrifices may still be required, but many see a post-pandemic resurgence in the year ahead."
"Tough sacrifices may still be required, but many see a post-pandemic resurgence in the year ahead."
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"More stimulus under a narrowly Democrat-controlled government could help accelerate jobs recovery by as much as a year."
"More stimulus under a narrowly Democrat-controlled government could help accelerate jobs recovery by as much as a year."
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"A family-owned restaurant went from being a popular buffet spot to only serving takeout food overnight. Ten months later, it is still here."
"A family-owned restaurant went from being a popular buffet spot to only serving takeout food overnight. Ten months later, it is still here."