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Houses are getting bigger post pandemic. That, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Thursday
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US GDP fell at a 1.4% pace to start the year as pandemic recovery takes a hit.


US corporations raising prices on Americans even as profits surge:


Female share of Bachelor's Degrees by academic field, 1971 to 2020:


Large urban metros have seen significant declines in population while non-metro areas have boomed:


How the pandemic is changing home design:

More than a third of Millennials (36%) want larger homes as a result of the pandemic, a survey by the National Association of Home Builders found.

  • Millennials and Gen Xers want more bedrooms, exercise rooms and home offices.
  • "The home building industry expects to see home sizes continue to increase due to a shift in consumer preferences as more activities are taking place in the home in the post-pandemic environment," NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter said in a press release.

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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.