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March 26, 2020: Coronavirus’ impact on rising unemployment

The coronavirus has had a tremendous impact on the economy of the Empire State and country as more people file for unemployment insurance. Erica Groshen, Former Commissioner of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and Senior Extension Faculty member at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Research Fellow at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, shared her insights into the economy’s current standing.

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