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Covid-19, 
Economic Impact, 
Forecasting

RTI State Recovery Model

Using the full RTI dataset, Chmura has developed a model to predict what new RTI volume would be for each week of 2020 under a scenario where the COVID-19 pandemic had never occurred – what we call...
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Covid-19, 
Economic Impact, 
Forecasting

Economic Impact: Will the Rebound in Leisure and Hospitality Jobs Continue?

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on December 12, 2020. The spread of the coronavirus has hurt almost all businesses. Of the 12 major sectors that the Bureau of Labor...
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Covid-19, 
Forecasting

COVID-19 Update: As Cases Spike, the Recovery in Job Postings Stalls

The spike in COVID-19 cases is expected to lead to slower employment growth in the nation based on the drop in job postings recorded in Chmura’s Real Time Intelligence (RTI). Since the end of the...
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Economic Development, 
Forecasting, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Creating an Economic Forecast for the City of Bristol

The Problem  The City of Bristol rests on the border of Virginia and Tennessee, just miles away from Bristol, TN and Kingsport, TN. Although the City of Bristol is small, its elected officials are...
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Economic Impact, 
Forecasting, 
Economy

Cautiously Optimistic: Holiday Spending Could Be a Bumpy Economic Sleigh Ride

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on October 12, 2020   The official kickoff to the holiday selling season starts next month, but Christmas trees have already started showing...
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Covid-19, 
Forecasting, 
JobsEQ

Introducing Alternative COVID Forecast!

Are you wondering how COVID-19 will affect what jobs are in-demand in the next few years? We’ve got a solution. The Chmura team is excited to announce that we’ve added an Alternative COVID Forecast...
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Covid-19, 
Forecasting

It Could Take Two Years Before the U.S. Sees a Full Economic Recovery From the Pandemic

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on May 11, 2020. As the coronavirus continues to play havoc with the economy, many analysts are starting to think through how the recovery...
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Covid-19, 
Forecasting, 
Analysis

Why the US Economy Isn't Headed for a Depression

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on April 6, 2020. With so much uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, it is difficult to predict how the economy will fare for the...
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Economic Impact, 
Forecasting

Economic Impact: Forecast for 2020 looks better than it did a year ago

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on January 6, 2020. What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time there was talk of recession, in part, because the stock market and...
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