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Comparing the Pandemic Recession to the Great Recession

Panel Session

Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)

Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Erik Hurst, University of Chicago
John C. Haltiwanger
University of Maryland
Topic: United States Business Formation during the Great and COVID-19 Recessions
John Grigsby
Northwestern University
Topic: Nominal Wage Adjustments in the Great and Pandemic Recessions
Steven J. Davis
University of Chicago
Topic: Business Expectations and Realizations During the COVID-19 Recession
Ryan Decker
Federal Reserve Board
Topic: Across the Universe: Policy Support for Employment and Revenue in the Pandemic Recession
JEL Classifications
  • E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
  • E4 - Money and Interest Rates