This things won’t keep the economy afloat. But they will impede the natural course of a recovery, if the economy is ever reopened.
Members of Congress, including those from Arizona, want to be perceived as doing something about the coronavirus pandemic, but calibrated so as to evade responsibility for outcomes.
The economy will continue to struggle until our approach to managing the public health risk from COVID-19 fundamentally changes.
Progressives are worried that Biden is running a return to normalcy campaign. He’s not, but perhaps he should.
The initial guesstimate about the effect of the coronavirus shutdown on the Arizona state budget suggests that prudently managed state and local governments can muddle through.
The only way to help small business on a broad scale is to reopen the economy.
Yes, China was duplicitous. But that didn’t materially affect what the U.S. did, or when.
During the coronavirus recession, the focus should be on replacement income for individuals. Leave other things, such as Trump’s $2 trillion infrastructure program, to another day.
The $2 trillion economic rescue package will help some endure the induced recession as a coronavirus response. But it won’t materially affect its course or contours.
A focus on the vulnerable population might have produced most of the public health benefits with considerably less disruption and economic damage.