This month's regional snapshot introduces our updated 100 Metros dashboard, with an overview of some select findings and a demonstration of the comparison feature.
A comparison of jobs between Q1 and Q2 of 2019 and 2020, and a look at unemployment rates in the course of 2020, reveal the depth of the pandemic's impact on our economy.
What do the first two phases of the Census Bureau's Small Business Pulse Survey tell us about the (changing) state of Atlanta small businesses?
Our Local Government Response Index (LGRI) shows the relationship between COVID-19's spread and the laxing of government response.
What does the Census Bureau's Small Business Pulse Survey tell us about the state of Atlanta small businesses?
This post looks at pandemic impacts on the spending of lower-income metro residents.
The pandemic has already led to job loss in the most vulnerable occupations (and has even spread to other job sectors). Following job loss through a household's budget leads to more bad economic and social outcomes for those families. Decreased affordability of housing is an example. This Data Diversion provides an initial look at data that frame potential housing impacts of COVID-associated job loss.
So we've posted recently about mobility during COVID-19--how we have traveled less and when those declines happened. This week, we use the same data source (Safegraph) to look at how and when our pandemic-period mobility changes vary by industry sector.
Many of us have been home a lot lately--not necessarily home alone, but home--with the obvious goal of slowing the spread of COVID-19. How much have our movement patterns changed, and where and when did those patterns change the most? Check out a multi-featured dashboard for some custom insights.
COVID-19 has led to dramatic shifts in our professional and ecucational lives. Far more workers telecommute in this "Corona World", and almost all students have to attend classes remotely. But this "remote world" is not as readily available to all of us. The maps in this post show shares of households wiith internet access (and conversely, those without), along with the shares of resident workers employed in office jobs to which they could likely telecommute.