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Covid End Was Supposed to Revive the Economy. Why is it Sputtering? | The Week

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The U.S. is in a transitional period as the worst of the pandemic ends, and it’s showing up in the rising cost of goods and a lack of worker participation. Biden economic advisor Jared Bernstein tells Joshua the economy is going through “temporary realignments” as businesses open back up and people return to work. With more Americans feeling overwhelmed by the volume and speed of news, on “The Week,” Joshua Johnson connects everyday people, newsmakers, and trailblazers for candid conversations about each week’s big stories, thinking through the challenges faced by all and prepping viewers for the days ahead. Watch it on The Choice channel on Peacock TV, Fridays, 7 p.m. ET. Subscribe to this channel for more. http://peacocktv.com

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The U.S. is in a transitional period as the worst of the pandemic ends, and it’s showing up in the rising cost of goods and a lack of worker participation. Biden economic advisor Jared Bernstein tells Joshua the economy is going through “temporary realignments” as businesses open back up and people return to work.



With more Americans feeling overwhelmed by the volume and speed of news, on “The Week,” Joshua Johnson connects everyday people, newsmakers, and trailblazers for candid conversations about each week’s big stories, thinking through the challenges faced by all and prepping viewers for the days ahead.



Watch it on The Choice channel on Peacock TV, Fridays, 7 p.m. ET. Subscribe to this channel for more.



http://peacocktv.com
Jared Bernstein
Jared Bernstein joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Executive Director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class, and a member of President Obama’s economic team. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Bernstein was a senior economist and the director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute, and between 1995 and 1996, he held the post of Deputy Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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