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How’s the economy doing?

6 mins | Dec 14, 2021
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That depends on your perspective. The data about the post-lockdown US economy is conflicting, with rising consumer expenditure but also high levels of unemployment. But why is the economic mood so far from festive? Gillian Tett examines the subtle cultural shifts behind inflation, the QuitTok craze, downbeat mood reflecting the disorientation that comes after a year of lockdowns.