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New Podcast Episode: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

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

In our latest episode, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the challenges to passing another COVID-19 relief package as well as a continuing resolution funding the government. He explains the differences between how President Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden are approaching coronavirus testing. He also discusses the administration’s recent executive orders on drug pricing.

AAF products mentioned in today’s podcast:

  • Holtz-Eakin writes about the implications of the administration’s recent executive orders on drug pricing, “Executive Disorder.” Subscribe to the Daily Dish here.
  • Labor Market Policy Data Analyst Isabel Soto calculates how large the federal supplement needs to be to ensure individuals and households remain above the federal poverty threshold, “Poverty and Unemployment Supplements.”

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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