September 3, 2020
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 latest effort to prevent rental evictions and the Congressional Budget Office’s revised budget outlook for the year. He considers the state of economic recovery as well as the U.S. fiscal outlook. He also discusses the economic cost of closing schools and whether federal surprise medical bill legislation should be included in the next legislative aid response.
AAF products mentioned in today’s podcast:
- Holtz-Eakin calculates the potential number of rental evictions and discusses the impact of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s proposed order to ban rental evictions through December 31, “Renters and Eviction Threat.” Subscribe to the Daily Dish here.
- Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray examines the Congressional Budget Office’s update to its periodic budget outlook that fully incorporates the economic and budgetary consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, “Highlights of CBO’s Updated Budget Outlook for 2020-2030.“
- Director of Health Care Policy Christopher Holt assesses state-level responses to surprise medical bills, “State Policies for Addressing Surprise Medical Bills: Recent Trends Provide a Roadmap for Federal Policymakers.“
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.
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