As the coronavirus continues to impact the global economy, here’s what faculty and staff are reading to stay up to date and connected.
Across the world, people continue to respond to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic including (virtually) uniting to help #flattenthecurve and support the tremendous efforts of health care workers and health care systems to provide care for patients.
As many people turn to technology and the internet to stay connected and engaged, the #McCourtVirtual content series aims to curate online resources, tips, and tools to stay informed and up to date on the latest news. Follow McCourt faculty and research centers on Twitter for real-time policy insights and check out Georgetown’s Coronavirus Resource Center for important safety insights and updates.
Here’s what faculty and staff are reading about the economy in the news this week:
— Harry J. Holzer (@HolzerHarry) March 21, 2020
— Georgetown Center for Children and Families (@GeorgetownCCF) March 27, 2020
On the Stimulus Plan
Bipartisan Stimulus Agreement Contains Significant Funds for States https://t.co/Z35VV8z0zX
— Edwin Park (@EdwinCPark) March 26, 2020
The unemployment (UI) expansion is critical for pandemic relief, but administrative features of UI risk many of those eligible not receiving benefits. First, state systems are struggling to handle the influx of applications 1/https://t.co/1LXS4c12yU
— Pam Herd (@pamela_herd) March 27, 2020
On School Funding
— Edunomics Lab (@EdunomicsLab) March 25, 2020
— FutureEd (@FutureEdGU) March 27, 2020