How the U.S. economy is faring in year three of the pandemic

Whether it’s a consumer’s ability to buy a new car, a business owner’s struggle to find talented workers or a single mom’s challenges balancing work with childcare, nearly every aspect of life has been disrupted by the ongoing pandemic. More than two years into the health crisis, however, a sense of resiliency and recovery has emerged. Infections from the Omicron variant have faded, people are getting back to work and companies are adjusting their growth plans.

Nevertheless, for the economy…