Economics and Other

IFO Releases

COVID-19 Impact on Pennsylvania Deaths

September 30, 2021 | Economics and Other

This research brief uses preliminary data for 2020 and 2021 (through September) to compute excess deaths above pre-COVID historical trends in the Commonwealth for those two years. The analysis finds 20,700 excess deaths in 2020 and projects 6,700 excess deaths for 2021.

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Labor Market Update - September 2021

September 20, 2021 | Economics and Other

The IFO released its monthly update that tracks the state labor market. The labor market contracted slightly in August on a year-over-year basis relative to a no-pandemic scenario. These data reflect the final month of federal unemployment compensation benefits.

Tags: labor, market, update

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