Assorted Links Thursday
Houses are getting bigger post pandemic. That, and more.
Table of Contents
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.
Econ Dev Show Newsletter
Join the newsletter to receive the latest updates in your inbox.