Press Release

New Podcast Episode: Assessing Policy Responses to COVID-19

It’s The AAF Exchange — your source for clear, data-driven insight into today’s economic and domestic policy issues.

Our latest episode features AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discussing key challenges for the next legislative response to COVID-19, including getting federal aid to state and local governments. He also assesses the whether the Treasury has been too constrained in its spending and considers how the economy will have changed after the pandemic.

One new product from AAF is mentioned in today’s podcast:

  • AAF’s Director of Immigration and Trade Policy Jacqueline Varas examined the U.S. supply chain in her new paper, “U.S. Dependence on Chinese Pharmaceuticals is Overstated,” and concluded that, apart from several antibiotics, the United States is not overly dependent on China.

Make sure to follow AAF’s dashboard, COVID-19: Impact and Response, where you can find AAF experts’ up-to-date analysis of the government’s proposals and actions on the pandemic.

Whether you’re working from home or taking a walk, The AAF Exchange will keep you up to speed on today’s most pressing policy issues.

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