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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 31: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis (Pt.9)

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the phase four package and how the federal response conversation has recently shifted in the latest episode.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 30: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis (Pt.8)

What's in the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, and how could it impact the economic recovery? AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin explains in the latest episode.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 29: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis (Pt.7)

With unemployment at an all time high, will we see worse numbers in Quarter 2? AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the path toward economic recovery amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 28: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis (Pt.6)

From re-opening the economy to the Defense Protection Act, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the latest developments in the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 27: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis (Pt.5)

Oil prices, business loans, and health insurance — AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the latest developments in the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 26: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis (Pt.3)

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the latest developments in the federal government's response to the COVID-19 crisis as well as the topic of “reopening” the economy.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 25: The Continued Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the latest developments in the federal government's response to the COVID-19 crisis and looks ahead to what could come next.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 24: Delivering Economic Aid for the COVID-19 Crisis

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses how—and when—the CARES Act will deliver economic aid.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 23: The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis and how effective the federal government’s response will be in stabilizing the economy.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 22: The Long-Term Care Crisis

AAF’s Director of Human Welfare Policy Tara O'Neill Hayes discusses the looming crisis of long-term care and the factors driving it.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 21: Trump’s FY21 Budget

AAF’s Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray discusses President Trump’s budget for fiscal year 2021 and the overall budget process.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 20: The 2020 Regulatory Budget

AAF’s Director of Regulatory Policy Dan Bosch discusses the Trump Administration’s regulatory budget and its highlights.

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The Rules that Will Drive the FY 2020 Regulatory Budget

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The lurking red tape problem

 

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 19: The “Phase One” Trade Deal

AAF’s Director of Immigration and Trade Policy Jacqueline Varas gives a rundown of the Trump Administration’s “Phase One” trade deal with China and how it will affect the U.S. economy.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 18: Wealth Tax Proposals

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses his study on how the wealth tax proposals from presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would impact the economy and workers’ income.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 17: Looking Forward to 2020

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin closes the year with a discussion of 2019’s key economic and fiscal issues, and what to expect in 2020.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 16: Legal Immigration Reform

AAF’s Director of Immigration and Trade Policy Jacqueline Varas explains her proposal, co-authored with AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin, for building a legal immigration system that encourages economic growth.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 15: Medicare for All

AAF’s Director of Health Care Policy Christopher Holt discusses why Medicare for All is the center of many presidential campaigns and what could happen if it was enacted.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 14: To Fund or not to Fund

AAF’s Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray discusses the debate over funding the government and the likelihood of a government shutdown.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 13: Reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

AAF’s Director of Financial Services Policy Thomas Wade discusses the role of the housing finance giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the Trump Administration's proposals to reform them.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 12: Trump’s Regulatory Reform

Listen in as AAF’s Director of Regulatory Policy Dan Bosch discusses the Trump Administration’s regulatory agenda, how it has fared this past fiscal year, and what the future of regulatory reform looks like.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 11: The Economic Impact of Legal Immigration

Are immigrants really hurting the U.S. economy? AAF Director of Immigration and Trade Policy Jacqueline Varas discusses the immigration system and how legal immigration impacts us.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 10: Rural Broadband

Director of Technology and Innovation Policy Will Rinehart walks listeners through recent campaign proposals for the expansion of broadband in rural areas.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 09: Drug Pricing Reform

Deputy Director of Health Care Policy Tara O'Neill Hayes walks listeners through the latest reform efforts in drug pricing.

Senate Finance Proposes Reforms to Medicare and Medicaid Drug Policy 

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 08: Marijuana Banking

AAF Director of Financial Services Policy Thomas Wade discusses marijuana’s complicated relationship with the American banking system.

Thomas’s Note: When I referred to ‘Class A’, I meant ‘Schedule 1’. Please excuse my British.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 07: Student Loan Forgiveness

AAF President (and former professor) Douglas Holtz-Eakin considers presidential candidates’ popular proposals for student debt forgiveness.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 06: The 3 Things Congress Must Do

Episode 6 of The AAF Exchange is out! AAF’s Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray discusses the 3 things Congress must do before the end of the year, the long-term budget outlook, and what it's like to testify before Congress.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 05: The Trump Administration’s Regulatory Policy

Episode 5 of The AAF Exchange is out! In this week’s special double interview, AAF’s Director of Regulatory Policy Dan Bosch and Senior Regulatory Policy Analyst Dan Goldbeck discuss the Trump Administration’s regulatory policy.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 04: Drug Pricing in the U.S.

AAF’s Director of Health Care Policy Chris Holt discusses the issue of high drug prices as well as several proposed solutions for it.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 03: All Things Tariff and Trade

AAF’s Director of Immigration and Trade Policy Jackie Varas explains all things tariffs and trade on Episode 3 of The AAF Exchange. Don’t forget to check out “Eye on Trade," a one-stop shop for keeping up with President Trump’s trade actions and their impact on the U.S. economy.

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 02: All Things Data Privacy

2018 was a significant year for tech policy. One issue we heard a lot about was Internet privacy and how our data is being used. AAF's Director of Tech and Innovation Policy Will Rinehart joins The AAF Exchange to break down these issues.

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Approaches to Regulating Technology—From Privacy to A.I.

 

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The AAF Exchange — Ep. 01: The Green New Deal and the Origins of AAF

Our first episode features AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discussing the origins of AAF, our cost estimate of the Green New Deal, the glory of Twizzlers, and more.

Green New Deal study: https://www.americanactionforum.org/research/the-green-new-deal-scope-scale-and-implications/

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