Online tool for tracking the economic recovery from COVID-19

The paper “How Did COVID-19 and Stabilization Policies Affect Spending and Employment? A New Real-Time Economic Tracker Based on Private Sector Data”, by Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Nathaniel Hendren, Michael Steiner, and the Opportunity Insights Team, was released on June 17, 2020. The authors have created a new freely accessible online tracker that allows you to see the evolution over time of many data series that give an idea of how the US economy and society are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the paper and the tracker are highly recommended. Visit the tracker here: To give you a flavor of what data the tracker contains and the visualizations it makes available, here are two screenshots from the home page. There is a wealth of data in the tracker and the visitor can create and almost endless variety of graphical representations of selected data sets.

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