Analysts use Great Recession data to predict COVID-19 economic impact

The federal government just passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package last week, a good step, but [MECEP policy analyst Sarah] Austin says it can’t be the only one.

“Government has the ability to keep spending at times when people’s spending has to get cut back, and the best thing the federal government can do is continue spending until we’re fully back to where we were,” she said.

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