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Risky jobs, apple exports, inflation responses, music recording, and salary transparency
Hi, y’all! Here are five news stories from last week that I thought you would also enjoy:
Five of the riskiest industries to work in during a recession, according to economists [CNBC]
Seven experts weigh in on how to tackle inflation beyond interest rate hikes from the Fed [Vox]
How does the music industry work? Planet Money started a record label to find out [NPR Planet Money]
In an effort to improve salary transparency, job postings in New York City will be required to list “a good faith” salary range [Associated Press]
Yesterday I highlighted 4 different economic concepts you can learn about thanks to Halloween activities. Check it out now:
Week 43 is over and I’m currently at 46 books for the year. I just wrapped up Patient Zero by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen. The book looks at the history behind disease outbreaks by investigating how they start, how they spread, the science behind our understanding of them, and how we try to eradicate the disease. The book covers a wide range of diseases including smallpox, Bubonic plague, polio, and HIV. If you’re marginally interested in science or public health, this was a really interesting one to read.
Up next is a book on coffee cultivation and how the “third wave” of coffee is impacting the market.