Leila Bengali

Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

Economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

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What might life look like after most Americans are protected from COVID-19? The UCLA Anderson forecast expects it to be roaring. This is the 2020s, after all.

After the 1918 Spanish flu came the roaring 20s. Whether something similar could happen this time

What might life look like after most Americans are protected from COVID-19? The UCLA Anderson forecast expects it to be roaring. This is the 2020s, after all.

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