When someone in that network experiences job loss, that person may become more stressed; when people in that network are stressed because their friends experienced job loss, that further increases anxiety and tension.
That is likely because there is a stronger safety net in those countries, and thus less stress about job loss.
They found that suicidal thoughts in African American youth increased by 2.33 percentage points in the wake of statewide job losses.
Inflation might be just around the corner, the thinking goes. “There are good reasons to expect that inflation will resume its gradual rise.
The bank says that it wants to have a “symmetric” inflation target, with the rate bobbing above and below the 2 percent mark.
The central bank currently has an inflation target of 2 percent, and yet, excluding volatile food and energy prices, as the Fed likes to do, inflation is a few tenths of a percentage point below that mark—and falling, no less.
Diesel was unpopular because as fuel oils get heavier, they get harder to ignite, and diesel fuel is even heavier than gasoline.
The mayors of Athens, Mexico City, and Madrid have committed to ridding their cities of diesel cars altogether by 2025, and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said “there will be no diesel vehicles in Paris in 2020.” Other cities around the continent and world are implementing smaller-scale efforts to discourage diesel too.
In some countries, including France and Spain, taxes were lower on diesel cars than gas ones.