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Lanhee Chen: Biden's COVID Relief Package Faces Opposition, Less Republicans Willing To 'Stir The Pot'

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo! Finance
Monday, January 25, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Biden's stimulus package and the impeachment trial of President Trump.

Biden’s Vaccine Challenge

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Monday, January 25, 2021

In confronting the COVID-19 crisis, US President Joe Biden will avoid many of his predecessor’s mistakes, not least by heeding the advice of scientific experts. But, unless Biden also enlists adequate management, operations, and logistics expertise, even his best-laid plans may go awry.

Libertarian Pandemic

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Sunday, January 24, 2021

"Libertarians in a pandemic" is a good essay by Jacob Grier expanding on many themes I've written about here, whether markets though imperfect might do a better job, or at least help on top of government. And if freedom might be better in a pandemic, where all the econ 101 market failures are present, just think how well markets might allocate, say toilet paper.

History’s Lesson For Biden: Stuff Happens

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, January 24, 2021

Presidents sworn in during crises are popular at first. But unforeseen events can soon change that.

Kevin Hassett: Trump Advisor Calls On Congress To Approve Biden’s Rescue Plan

interview with Kevin Hassettvia KTVZ
Friday, January 22, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Hassett supports President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion dollar rescue package to keep the coronavirus-ravaged economy afloat.

Is The Biden Administration The Cure For What Ails California’s COVID Strategy?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Californians this morning greeted the dawn of a new day—a day like most any other in late January on the West Coast with one notable difference: a new political alignment in the nation’s capital that potentially bodes well for the Golden State in terms of attention and federal largesse.

One Option For Giving Children Their Pandemic Year Back: Add An Extra Year To Elementary School, Forever

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Thursday, January 21, 2021

With a fair amount of luck, almost all students will be back in classrooms five days a week by September 2021, as a vaccinated population allows Covid-19 to fade into the rearview mirror. That will mark the beginning of a new and monumental challenge for our nation’s schools: educational recovery. Most will likely go back to something approaching normal, with some supplemental strategies, like high-dosage tutoring and beefed-up mental health supports added to the mix.

Steven J. Davis -- “Some Economic Implications Of COVID-Related Shocks”

interview with Steven J. Davisvia The Better Policy Project
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis talks about some of the economic implications of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Is A Persistent Reallocation Shock

by Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyervia Becker Friedman Institute for Economics at the University of Chicago
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Recent data from the firm-level Survey of Business Uncertainty reveal three pieces of evidence that COVID-19 is a persistent reallocation shock.

Biden Would Do The World A Favor By Keeping Trump’s China Policy

by H. R. McMastervia The Washington Post
Monday, January 18, 2021

Given President Trump’s behavior since the election, in particular encouraging his supporters’ assault on the U.S. Capitol, the incoming Biden administration understandably may be tempted to repudiate Trump’s policies. But a wholesale rejection would be a mistake. Elements of Trump’s policies toward China, for example, are eminently worth preserving.

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