In the News: Consumers Are Still Seeing Higher Prices for Goods. Is It More Than Just a Lingering Effect of the Pandemic?

Assistant economics professor Tyler Schipper commented for MinnPost on the effects the pandemic has had on the higher prices of goods today.

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From the article: Think of the pandemic as a dramatic shock to the economy, said Tyler Schipper, an assistant professor of economics at the University of St. Thomas.

“The economy is Humpty Dumpty and he fell off the wall and broke into tons of pieces,” Schipper said. “That prices continue to go up just means that it takes a long time to put those things back together.”