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Which is More Dangerous for Boulder: Economic Lockdown or the Virus?

May 30th, 2020

Lockdown skeptics are nervous that the economic and social damage that is rivaling the Great Depression as a result of the coronavirus shutdowns may be more dangerous than the virus itself, but experts are saying that there’s not enough information to know how the economics will will affect the world long-term. Additionally, it was clear that there was already an economic downturn beginning before the lockdowns began, and it’s not clear whether shutdowns made this worse. “None of us [economists] have enough information to know if lockdowns are worth it or not. We are not operating... Read More

What Could the Brexit mean for American Businesses?

July 5th, 2016

On June 23rd, the people of the United Kingdom narrowly voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, ending the UK’s 41-year membership. Immediately, the world experienced negative economic feedback, as the British Pound dropped in value and stockbrokers everywhere missed expected returns. It has been nearly two weeks since the Brexit (British-exit) took place, but there still remains substantial economic uncertainty about the long-term effects of such a decision and its (both good and bad) consequences. What could the Brexit mean for American businesses? It seems the biggest consequence... Read More