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The Macroeconomic Scars of the Pandemic

Jorge Barro

The Macroeconomic Scars of the Pandemic.

In this brief, public finance fellow Jorge Barro explains some of the long-term economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and argues that policymakers can prepare for the impending macroeconomic shortfalls by maintaining a commitment to improving education, prioritizing immigration and resolving fiscal imbalances.