March 10, 2022
New Podcast Episode: The War on Ukraine, Inflation, and the Omnibus
It’s The AAF Exchange — your source for clear, data-driven insight into today’s economic and domestic policy issues. Russia’s war on Ukraine is inflicting untold human suffering, as well as significant economic harms. In this episode of the AAF Exchange, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin will discuss the potential economic impact of the war, as well this morning’s inflation report, Congress’ omnibus spending bill, and the Biden Administration’s next-phase COVID-19 strategy.AAF products mentioned in today’s episode:
- In “Russian Energy Sanctions,” Holtz-Eakin considers the impacts, on both the United States and Russia, of the U.S. boycott of Russian energy.
- In “AAF Quick Take,” Holtz-Eakin gives his quick take on the consumer inflation data.
- In “The Biden Administration’s New COVID-19 Preparedness Plan,” Health Care Policy Fellow Margaret Barnhorst outlines the plan’s key goals, and notes uncertainty about its costs and likelihood of implementation.
- In “The Budget Meets the No Elucidation Zone,” Holtz-Eakin reviews the failures by both Congress and the administration to budget–or even produce economic forecasts.
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.