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  • On the Ground in the Fourth District: COVID-19 Impacts on Communities and the Organizations Serving Them

    In a follow-up to a report on how COVID-19 is affecting communities and service organizations nationally, the Cleveland Fed reports the insights of more than 600 direct service providers in its own Fourth District. Read more

  • Estimates of State and Local Government Revenue Losses from Pandemic Mitigation

    What’s the financial impact of closed economies and orders to shelter in place? Our economist examines state and local income taxes and sales taxes to find out. Read more

  • COVID-19 Mortality Rate Trends in Countries and US States

    Building on our District Data Briefs on the coronavirus epidemic, this update examines the epidemic’s trajectories in several countries and US states. Read more

  • Consumers and COVID-19

    Weekly data from the Cleveland Fed's surveys of how consumers are responding to COVID-19 and how it is impacting the economy. Learn more.

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  • Lessons on the Economics of Pandemics from Recent Research

    Sewon Hur Michael Jenuwine

    The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a dual public health and economic crisis. Many economic studies in the past few months have explored the relationship between the spread of disease and economic activity, the role for government intervention in the crisis, and the effectiveness of testing and containment policies. This Commentary summarizes the methods and findings of a number of these studies. The economic research conducted to date shows that adequate testing and selective containment measures can be effective in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the absence of adequate testing capabilities, optimal interventions involve social distancing and other lockdown measures. Read More

  • An Uncommon Crisis: COVID-19 and its Disproportionate Impacts on Vulnerable Communities

    Mary Helen Petrus

    When we asked community partners how COVID-19’s disruptions are impacting low- and moderate income families and neighborhoods and traditionally underserved communities, they heard this: the virus is impacting the already vulnerable disproportionately, and in a way that accentuates existing disparities. Read More

  • The Labor-Market Skills of Foreign-born Workers in the United States, 2007–2017

    Rubén Hernández-Murillo

    Various measures of the labor-market skills of foreign-born workers have improved during the past decade. The largest gains are concentrated among immigrants from Mexico, who traditionally have shown the lowest skill levels among foreign-born workers. The data suggest that the apparent increase in skills is the result of a shift in the distribution of immigrants coming to the United States, with increased immigration of workers from Asia and a precipitous decline in immigration of workers from Mexico. Read More


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