The Daily
The Daily
May 18, 2021
A Strange Moment for the U.S. Economy
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Why is the economic recovery from the pandemic so uneven? Why are companies finding it hard to hire? And why are the prices of used cars surging?

Recent economic reports have commentators scratching their heads. We dig into the theories behind this strange moment for the American economy. 

Guest: Ben Casselman, an economics and business reporter for The New York Times. 

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