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Lauren Saidel-Baker

Lauren Saidel-Baker is an experienced speaker and economist. Her experience in finance supports her commanding grasp of ITR Economics' programs and subscriptions and their practical applications.
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Checking in at the Peak
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on January 13, 2022

As the calendar flips to 2022, your ITR economists are recognizing a slightly different milestone. We expect many core segments of the economy to reach a business cycle peak during the...

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Update: Infrastructure Bill Passes
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on November 16, 2021

With House passage Nov. 5 and President Biden's signature 10 days later, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is now a reality. The bill was initially moving alongside a $2 trillion...

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Can Technology Solve the Labor Problem?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on October 12, 2021

The tight labor market is one of the toughest, if not the toughest, of the problems currently facing business leaders –– and it is unlikely to improve in the near term. With near-full...

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Post-Shutdowns Labor Constraints Call for Creative Solutions
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on September 14, 2021

Of the constraints currently facing business leaders, few are as severe as the shortage of qualified workers.

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Digging Into the Infrastructure Bill
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on August 26, 2021

The Senate has passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill that promises to be the largest infrastructure investment in the US in more than a decade. While the scale of the investment is...

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Global Roundup: Recovery Varies Across Regions
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on July 21, 2021

The World Industrial Production Index entered Phase B, Accelerating Growth, as of April data. As we welcome the return of business cycle rise across much of the world, it is critical to...

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