Apr 16, 2020
States under strain with unemployment soaring
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Context on the millions more who signed up for state unemployment benefits in the last week. Big banks pledge that stimulus checks will not go toward covering overdraft fees and such. Is the current economic narrative a self-fulfilling prophecy?
Segments From this episode
Some states like California, New York and Texas could see their unemployment funds running low.
Big banks say they’ll give customers a temporary break on negative balances.
Nobel economist Robert Shiller discusses the power of narratives during a pandemic.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director