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America's Public Health Experiment: More checks, less politics The Weeds

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In the penultimate episode of our series America’s Public Health Experiment, Vox policy reporter Jerusalem Demsas talks to Arnab Datta, senior counsel at Employ America, about automatic stabilizers: what they are and how they could help during a crisis that affects the economy, such as a global pandemic.

References:

Vox's Emily Stewart on Democrats abandoning automatic stabilizers

Recession Ready: Fiscal Policies to Stabilize the American Economy

Structuring Federal Aid To States As An Automatic (And Autonomous) Stabilizer 

A Historic Decrease in Poverty

GOP Governors Reject Extra Federal Unemployment Payments


Host:
Jerusalem Demsas (@jerusalemdemsas), policy reporter, Vox

Credits:
Sofi LaLonde, producer & engineer
Libby Nelson, editorial adviser
Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts

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In the penultimate episode of our series America’s Public Health Experiment, Vox policy reporter Jerusalem Demsas talks to Arnab Datta, senior counsel at Employ America, about automatic stabilizers: what they are and how they could help during a crisis that affects the economy, such as a global pandemic.

References:

Vox's Emily Stewart on Democrats abandoning automatic stabilizers

Recession Ready: Fiscal Policies to Stabilize the American Economy

Structuring Federal Aid To States As An Automatic (And Autonomous) Stabilizer 

A Historic Decrease in Poverty

GOP Governors Reject Extra Federal Unemployment Payments


Host:
Jerusalem Demsas (@jerusalemdemsas), policy reporter, Vox

Credits:
Sofi LaLonde, producer & engineer
Libby Nelson, editorial adviser
Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts

Sign up for The Weeds newsletter each Friday: vox.com/weedsletter 

Want to support The Weeds? Please consider making a donation to Vox: bit.ly/givepodcasts
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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