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Economic Policy Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Jorge Barro

Economic Policy Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Public finance fellow Jorge Barro examines the Federal Reserve’s aggressive financial market response to the Covid-19 pandemic and asserts that without its use of unconventional policy tools, adverse outcomes could have spread to other areas of the economy, disproportionately impacting low-income households.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25613/j704-f514