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A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Trevon Logan)

A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Trevon Logan)

Update: 2020-08-181
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Recessions are inevitable—but the complete economic catastrophe that we’ve experienced for the last five months was not. Professor Trevon Logan explains where we went wrong, debunks myths about the federal unemployment benefit (no, it doesn’t disincentivize people from returning to work!), and calls on Congress to steer us away from this economic cliff. 


Trevon Logan is a Professor of Economics and Associate Dean at Ohio State University, and Director of the American Economic Association Mentoring Program. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He specializes in economic history, economic demography, and applied microeconomics. 


Twitter: @TrevonDLogan


Further reading: 

Vox: We are sleepwalking toward economic catastrophe


Wall Street Journal: Lapse in Extra Unemployment Benefits to Hurt U.S. Recovery, Economists Say


PBS NewsHour: The economics behind racial coronavirus disparities


Website: http://pitchforkeconomics.com/

Twitter: @PitchforkEcon

Instagram: @pitchforkeconomics

Nick’s twitter: @NickHanauer

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ncooty

@22:12: Yet another guest who flippantly makes accusations of "systemic" and "structural" racism with seemingly no clear definitions of those terms. E.g., reparations would not address on-going structural racism. Racism is a problem, but poor thinking isn't a solution. (Maybe start vetting your guests by asking them to use "literally" correctly in a sentence.)

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A long walk off a short economic cliff (with Trevon Logan)

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