March 14, 2023
47% Do Not Expect Return to Pre-Pandemic Normalcy Megan Brenan, Gallup Three years into the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., relatively few Americans, 33%, say their lives are completely back to normal, and those who say their lives have not yet completely returned to normal are largely pessimistic about it ever happening. Nearly half of U.S. adults, 47%, think pre-pandemic normalcy is not attainable for them, but 20% think their lives will eventually get back to normal.
Short-Term Inflation Expectations Decline Sharply; Labor Market Expectations Improve Federal Reserve Bank of New York The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data has released the February 2023 Survey of Consumer Expectations, which shows that inflation expectations decreased sharply at the short-term horizon, remained unchanged at the medium-term horizon, and slightly increased at the long-term horizon. The Voters Republicans Miss by Sticking to Fox News Eli Yokley, Morning Consult Republicans …