Econ Weekly is a weekly newsletter about the U.S. economy, published every Monday. We publish 48 issues a year, with two-week breaks in August and December. Founder Jay Shabat spent nearly 17 years (2004 through 2020) writing Airline Weekly, a newsletter about the global airline industry currently owned and published by Skift (see airlineweekly.com). Earlier, Jay worked as a pricing and revenue management analyst for both US Airways (now American Airlines) and Air France. He earned degrees from George Washington University (Bachelors) and Columbia University (Masters).