The Grumpy Economist
COVID on Campus

COVID on Campus

April 30, 2020

John Cochrane looks at how the coronavirus pandemic may alter American higher education, both in 2020 and beyond.

COVID Quandaries

COVID Quandaries

April 16, 2020

John Cochrane guides listeners through some of the toughest questions around the coronavirus: Just how deep will unemployment actually go? What kind of recovery are we in store for? How much do civil liberties have to be sacrificed to restore economic liberties? And is the Federal Reserve justified in printing more money to keep the economy afloat?

Thinking Through Phase II

Thinking Through Phase II

April 8, 2020
John Cochrane looks at the economic and public health complications that will arise from trying to restart the American economy in the wake of COVID-19
The Road to (Partially) Reopening America

The Road to (Partially) Reopening America

April 1, 2020

John Cochrane discusses the fertile middle ground between a complete shutdown of the American economy and a premature return to business as normal.

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