How Should the Government Spend the Fiscal Budget during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Abstract: A mix of expanded unemployment insurance benefits and payroll subsidies to employers may be more effective in speeding up the recovery than implementing just one of those policies.

Keywords: unemployment insurance; unemployment; cares act; fiscal policy; COVID-19; coronavirus;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2020-08-20