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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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The Census Results – What Do They Mean for Your Business?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on May 11, 2021

The results of the 2020 Census made headlines by prompting the reapportionment of seven net seats in the US House of Representatives. This will not immediately shift the political...

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Don’t Mistake an Event for a Trend
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on April 14, 2021

There is a human tendency to conflate individual events with overall trends. While news and market observations are a critical component of our analysis and forecasting here at ITR...

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Where Are the Workers?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on March 11, 2021

If you follow economic headlines, you have likely recently read about trends in the labor market. Stories typically center on the persistently elevated levels of new jobless claims, or...

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It’s 2021 – Do You Know Where Your Supply Chain Is?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on February 12, 2021

The pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions of 2020 came as a surprise to many businesses. Now that the dust has settled, let this experience serve as a reminder of the importance of...

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Your New Year's Logistics Resolution
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on January 15, 2021

The imperfect COVID-19 vaccine rollout has propelled one business buzzword to the headlines: logistics.

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Why This Time Really Is Different
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on December 16, 2020

“It’s different this time.” We’ve all heard that before. There is a human tendency to believe that we are living through novel times and that the old rules no longer apply. Very rarely...

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