Journal Article

The Value of $600 Across States Hit Hardest by COVID-19

Abstract: The CARES act provides an extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits, but the purchasing power of those dollars varies across states, raising the question of whether the equal distribution of $600 across states is an equitable distribution.

Keywords: COVID-19;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Synopses

Publication Date: 2020-04-28

Issue: 26