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Assorted Links Tuesday

A new 'belt and road' closer to home, trust, more from the Census, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Tuesday
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Americans don't trust government, but somehow trust their bosses: We trust business leaders more than government or media, and we expect our workplaces to reflect our values and give our lives meaning, according to the latest delman Trust Barometer survey.

Census figures show Americans’ incomes fell in 2020: Economic fallout of Covid-19 pandemic weighed on median household income.

Biden aims to rival China’s 'Belt and Road' in Latin America: Daleep Singh, the U.S. deputy national security adviser for international economics, is traveling to Colombia, Ecuador and Panama to talk with high-level officials, business leaders and civic activists about infrastructure needs.  In the White House, the new project is known as Build Back Better for the World

Wall Street scans the lots as used cars prod inflation: The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, an obscure tracker of wholesale used-car prices, has become closely watched by the finance world’s high rollers.

The 20 fastest growing and declining jobs 2021-2031:


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