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Coronavirus: Economic impact

Vox's coverage of how the Covid-19 coronavirus is impacting both the US and global economy. To read more of Vox's coronavirus coverage, return to the hub here.

The pandemic impulse purchases we grew to hate

During Covid, most governments just gave people money

The major blind spot in Bill Gates’s pandemic prevention plan

Nice raise. Too bad about inflation. 

Inflation, explained by eggs

Corporate pricing is boosting inflation — but we’re still buying

A bizarre Wisconsin hospital lawsuit shows how Covid-19 gave workers new leverage

The lesson America refuses to learn about Covid-19 and the economy

The great population growth slowdown

The shape of the omicron wave is becoming clearer

Where have all the truck drivers gone?

How omicron is affecting holiday travel

The history of the metal box that’s wrecking the supply chain

Inflation is surging. Joe Biden is still optimistic.

Prices for food and gas are rising sharply. Is health care next?

Inflation isn’t just a US thing

Service workers are getting paid more than ever. It’s not enough.

Immigrants could fix the US labor shortage

Supply chain chaos and inflation could last into 2022

Supply chain havoc is getting worse — just in time for holiday shopping

“Neoliberalism has really ruptured”: Adam Tooze on the legacy of 2020

More Americans are taking jobs without employer benefits like health care or paid vacation

Some companies are mandating vaccines — but not for front-line workers

What empty offices mean for America’s cities — and workers

Federal eviction protections have ended, leaving renters scrambling

Child tax credit payments are going out. Here’s how to get yours.

The US health system was already falling short. Then Covid-19 happened.

The Supreme Court’s latest decision could save millions from eviction — but not for long

The richest colleges didn’t need to cut their budgets in the pandemic — but they did

The pandemic tattoo craze is here

Is there a housing bubble?

Houses are getting more and more expensive. There’s a simple fix for that.

Bosses are acting like the pandemic never happened

Hot beach summer is coming

What happened to the $45 billion in rent relief?

The pandemic should permanently change how we tip

Why are used cars so expensive right now?

The Pandemic Playbook

Vox explores the successes — and setbacks — in six nations as they fought Covid-19.

The economy is improving — but the pandemic isn’t over yet

Summer camps struggled during the pandemic. Here’s how one made it through.

The pandemic’s impact on our world is only just beginning