Great Recession

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Should the Safety Net Fly on Autopilot?

The safety net cushioned the U.S. economic fall remarkably well, suggest a panel of distinguished academics. Next recession it ought to deploy automatically, they add.

9 years ago

Video: Gauging the Size of the Safety Net’s Holes

During the Great Recession government programs were supposed to shelter the worst-hit Americans from the worst of the crisis. Did they, and what’s been the fallout since? Join us for a live broadcast answering those questions.

9 years ago