One of the consequences of COVID-19 lock down policies is a growing risk of homelessness in the United States and elsewhere. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 17 million adults are behind on their rent or mortgage. https://www.visualcapitalist.com/mapped-the-risk-of-eviction-and-foreclosure-in-u-s-states/
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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.
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