Economics, Barack Obama, United States, Deficit, Economy, Unemployment

How to Revive the Economy, and When to Worry About All That Debt

On Dec 16, 2020
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RT @andrewrsorkin: "We’re about to have a crater, again, sort of like we had in the second quarter. It’s going to be very serious. And we need to sort of bridge to the other side of that." - Kevin Hassett, former Chair of CEA, to @jimtankersley. @DealBook DC Policy Project https://t.co/o25wNeqbmF
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A group of experts gathered to debate the priorities for economic policy with the end of the pandemic (seemingly) in sight.

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On Dec 16, 2020
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RT @andrewrsorkin: "We’re about to have a crater, again, sort of like we had in the second quarter. It’s going to be very serious. And we need to sort of bridge to the other side of that." - Kevin Hassett, former Chair of CEA, to @jimtankersley. @DealBook DC Policy Project https://t.co/o25wNeqbmF
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How to Revive the Economy, and When to Worry About All That Debt

How to Revive the Economy, and When to Worry About All That Debt

A group of experts gathered to debate the priorities for economic policy with the end of the pandemic (seemingly) in sight.

Wall Street Sees Cold, Hard Cash in Vaccine Storage

Wall Street Sees Cold, Hard Cash in Vaccine Storage

Investors see a path to riches in the “cold chain.”

Inadequate stimulus will create the same risks that crippled the economic recovery following the Great Recession, experts say

Inadequate stimulus will create the same risks that crippled the economic recovery following the Great Recession, experts say

Budget shortfalls threaten additional job cuts, gutted social programs, and can cripple states' abilities to conduct coronavirus vaccination programs.

The big problem coronavirus poses for White House economists

The big problem coronavirus poses for White House economists

The numbers evoke the worst economic nightmares in American history. But White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett freely admits he can't map the path out.

The Illusion of a Rapid US Recovery

The Illusion of a Rapid US Recovery

America's economy – based on global demand for advanced goods, consumer demand for frills, and ever-growing household and business debts – was in many ways prosperous. But it was a house ...

America’s Long Economic Growth Crisis and Washington’s Awakening (Finally) to the Real Solution – Entrepreneurship

America’s Long Economic Growth Crisis and Washington’s Awakening (Finally) to the Real Solution – Entrepreneurship

It is not a coincidence that U.S. economic growth has been more than a full percentage point slower than the post-WWII average for 15 years at a time when new business formation rates have ...

Mitch McConnell’s rediscovery of the deficit is a recipe for a depression

Mitch McConnell’s rediscovery of the deficit is a recipe for a depression

The US needs trillions more in spending to get out of this recession. No one should care about the deficit right now.

The Verdict on Trump’s Economic Stewardship, Before Covid and After

The Verdict on Trump’s Economic Stewardship, Before Covid and After

Through last year, growth and a strong job market lifted many Americans, including less-skilled workers. The pandemic reversed that, and the path back to prosperity is uncertain.

Trump’s Deficits Are Racing Past Obama’s

Trump’s Deficits Are Racing Past Obama’s

President Trump oversaw falling Federal deficits, which is not surprising since he inherited the Great Recession. President Trump is generating unprecedented $1 trillion deficits in a ...