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People have a 'long social distance' due to COVID-19.  Economists say this contributes to a decline in labor force participation.

People have a ‘long social distance’ due to COVID-19. Economists say this contributes to a decline in labor force participation.

More than two years into the coronavirus pandemic, a desire for social distancing still prevents some people from returning to work. It’s a decision, say medical experts, that everyone should make for themselves, based on their own circumstances. Some economists say, however, that people withdrawing from work due to the pandemic can also impact the …

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Why China's COVID policies are rattling investors again

Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID restrictions were disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since the outbreak in Shanghai earlier this year. China-related ETFs fell this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China MCHI ETF, -1.82% lose 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China …

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