COVID-19 Pandemic · Supply chain

COVID-19 Pandemic

Supply chain


Fig. 1. Graphic by Julia Joshpe, undated, for the University of Rochester,[1] fair use.

Scott McCartney, “Wait, Where Did All the Rental Cars Go?” Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2021,

Hanna Ziady, “The perfect storm making everything you need more expensive,” CNN, June 9, 2021,

Debby Wu, Sohee Kim, and Ian King, “Why the World Is Short of Computer Chips, and Why It Matters,” Bloomberg, June 17, 2021,

Nora Naughton, “Selling Your Used Car? You Could Turn a Profit,” Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2021,

Asa Fitch, “Intel CEO Says Chip Shortage Could Stretch Into 2023,” Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2021,

Lucia Mutikani, “Automobile shortages, spending shift to services tank U.S. retail sales,” Reuters, August 17, 2021,

Nathan Bomey, “Toyota RAV4, Camry, other vehicles at risk of limited supply as chip shortage prompts production slowdown,” USA Today, August 19, 2021,

Sebastian Blanco, “Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Corvette Stingray Top List of Cars That Cost More Used Than New,” Car and Driver, August 21, 2021,

British Broadcasting Corporation, “Chip shortage could last into 2023, says car boss,” September 7, 2021,

Hans Greimel and Naoto Okamura, “Toyota cuts output again on shortage of chips, parts,” Automotive News Europe, September 10, 2021,

Amy Davidson Sorkin, “The Supply-Chain Mystery,” New Yorker, September 26, 2021,

Micheline Maynard, “Don’t rant about short-staffed stores and supply chain woes. Try to lower expectations,” Washington Post, October 18, 2021,

Craig Austin, “Why are prices so high? Blame the supply chain – and that’s the reason inflation is here to stay,” Conversation, November 10, 2021,

Jon Sindreu, “When Will Shortages End? Here’s Why Forecasts Are Often Wrong,” Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2021,

David Dayen and Rakeen Mabud, “How We Broke the Supply Chain,” American Prospect, January 31, 2022,

Esther Eriksson von Allmen, “Medical Emergency,” American Prospect, February 1, 2022,

Robert Kuttner, “China: Epicenter of the Supply Chain Crisis,” American Prospect, February 1, 2022,

Amir Khafagy, “The Hidden Costs of Containerization,” American Prospect, February 2, 2022,

Ella Fanger, “Labor Fight Brews on the Docks,” American Prospect, February 3, 2022,

Alexander Sammon, “We Were Warned About the Ports,” American Prospect, February 3, 2022,

Matthew Jinoo Buck, “How America’s Supply Chains Got Railroaded,” American Prospect, February 4, 2022,

Harold Meyerson, “Why Trucking Can’t Deliver the Goods,” American Prospect, February 7, 2022,

Jarod Facundo, “Not Even a Superhero Could Fix Global Supply Chains,” American Prospect, February 8, 2022,

Gabrielle Gurley, “The Warehouse Space Race,” American Prospect, February 8, 2022,

David J. Lynch, “Auto industry already feeling the pinch from Canadian bridge blockade,” Washington Post, February 9, 2022,

Lee Harris, “Frackers Restrict the Flow and Raise the Price,” American Prospect, February 10, 2022,

David Dayen, “Re-Engineering Our Supply Chains,” American Prospect, February 11, 2022,

Keith Bradsher, “Surge of Omicron Infections Prompts Lockdowns in China,” New York Times, March 14, 2022,

Matt O’Brien, “War in Ukraine disrupts key supply chains – and lives,” Associated Press, March 15, 2022,

Carol Ryan, “Ukraine War Stokes Insecurity in the World’s Food Supply,” Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2022,

Bob Tita, “Truckers Want More Trucks Than Industry Can Build,” Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2022,

Peter Iglinski, “Expect another year of supply chain issues,” University of Rochester, June 27, 2022

Helen Davidson and Verna Yu, “Clashes in Shanghai as protests over zero-Covid policy grip China,” Guardian, November 27, 2022,

Crawford Kilian, “China Is in Serious Trouble,” Tyee, November 28, 2022,

Devi Sridhar, “China’s Covid crisis demands terrible choices. The world will suffer if this goes wrong,” Guardian, November 28, 2022,

  1. [1]Peter Iglinski, “Expect another year of supply chain issues,” University of Rochester, June 27, 2022

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