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Fiscal Policy in the US: Build Back Better

Developed by students in ECON 431 (Fall 21)

"President Biden promised to rebuild the backbone of the country – the middle class – so that this time everyone comes along. The Build Back Better Framework does just that. This framework will set the United States on course to meet its climate goals, create millions of good-paying jobs, enable more Americans to join and remain in the labor force, and grow our economy from the bottom up and the middle out." (whitehouse.gov

This guide is the product of a collaborative project of students in ECON-431. It reflects the students' interest to delve deeper into the economic effects of COVID-19, and how fiscal policy can shape the post-pandemic U.S. economy.

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VOX  (the articles on Coronavirus and the Economy)

https://www.vox.com/covid-19-coronavirus-economy-recession-stock-market

 

Institute for New Economic Thinking

https://www.ineteconomics.org/

 

American Enterprise Institute (right)

https://www.aei.org/policy-areas/economics/

 

Economic Policy Institute (middle/left)

https://www.epi.org/

 

Brookings Institute

https://www.brookings.edu/topic/coronavirus-covid19

Newspaper Databases

Government Information