Tag: USA

May 2020

by Damon de Laszlo, ERC Chairman Since April we have seen politicians around the world trying to roll back on the panic created by the Corona Virus. The machinery of government and its institutions, particularly areas involved in health, led...

/ June 11, 2020
Permanent changes to Consumer Habits?

COVID 19: Permanent Changes to Consumer Habits?

Our work, leisure and shopping habits as well as interpersonal relationships have all been subject to seismic shifts in a matter of months. Indeed, what consumers value has changed, so as we enter the inevitably severe economic downturn, retail businesses...

/ May 14, 2020
Covid 19: How People are making Ends meet

Covid 19: How are people are making ends meet?

There is a risk that following the shock of the pandemic and poor economic recovery, deep seated pessimism may set in for the young, who already feel that their lives will be less prosperous than their parents’.

/ April 16, 2020
High Demand Household Items Price Changes

COVID 19 and Inflation

The combined hit to both demand and supply sides means that the COVID 19 recession will be a departure from the those seen in the 1930s and 2008: inflation is indeed likely. The risk is that the recovery may cause

/ April 8, 2020