Explaining the economic impact of COVID-19: Core industries and the Hispanic workforce

Abstract  As the United States prepares for a COVID-19 recovery, policymakers need to understand why some cities and communities were more vulnerable to the pandemic’s economic consequences than others. In this paper, we consider the association between a city’s core industry, its economic susceptibility to the pandemic, and the recession’s racially disparate impact across six … Continue reading Explaining the economic impact of COVID-19: Core industries and the Hispanic workforce