Inequality, job loss & unemployment insurance during COVID-19, with Eliza Forsythe

Just Economics by Ioana Marinescu, Katherina Rosqueta

Episode notes

Ioana and Kat talk about COVID-related job loss and the effects of unemployment insurance policies. Ioana interviews Eliza Forsythe, an economics professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, about the labor market during COVID-19 and how the pandemic and the United States government’s response has impacted inequality in the U.S.

You can find Eliza’s papers here:,

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