Press Release

AAF Resources for the  Next Coronavirus Aid Package 

As Congress considers the next coronavirus aid package, the following resources from the American Action Forum assess the impact of past policies and propose a new policy to aid the recovery.

Assessing the Federal Unemployment Supplement
Policies to Encourage Reopening Safely and Economic Growth
  • Safely Opening the Economy: AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin sketches a tax-credit proposal that would encourage businesses to take the steps necessary to open safely, allowing them to operate in the presence of the virus.
  • Targeted Pro-Growth, Public-Health Tax Policy: To support both economic growth and the public health fight against COVID-19, Congress could improve the incentives for innovative infectious disease drug development, Holtz-Eakin argues.