This New York Times journalist has been compiling Dylan lyrics that speak to the state of the economy. There are quite a few.
Here is Bob pondering the economics of whether to get a haircut .....It rained all day. Didn't go out at all but made a big hole in my tax return paperwork, although most of the time was sent sorting and filing with a couple of short breaks to see what was happening in Beijing. I reckon I could finish it with another full day on the job.