Economics

Economics expert weighs in on what we've learned from COVID-19 since last spring.

Working from home benefits mostly white, highly educated, and high paid workers, according to new research by Associate Professor of Economics Alexander Bick.

Alex Taylor, president and CEO of Cox Enterprises, Inc., will speak at the Economic Club of Phoenix virtual event on Thursday, Feb. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend the free event that will be hosted live on Zoom by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business.

Although jobless claims fell at the end of the year, certain industries — restaurants, hotels, and motels — will continue to be under economic stress in 2021.

A W. P. Carey economist says the government should instead give money to the families, small businesses, and state and local governments that have lost the most income due to the pandemic rather than the broader distribution of money proposed.