Mar 27, 2020

Bull moment, bear market

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The Dow has been up big the last couple of days, but history shows us there are occasional bull moments in bear markets. Some automakers are hoping to re-open factories in April. Does increasing unemployment compensation incentivize not working?

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What kind of unemployment benefits are right for the unprecedented time of COVID-19?

Mar 27, 2020
Economists say generous benefits historically can give people an incentive not to look for a new job. But those benefits also stabilize families, and could keep people at home now when social distancing is required.
A closed restaurant after a "shelter in place" order was given to residents to slow the spread of COVID-19 on March 20 in Oak Park, Illinois.
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Music from the episode

Her Hollow Ways Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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