Speaker: Irena Asmundson, Chief Economist, California Department of Finance
Global responses to the Covid-19 crisis have been varied, with different degrees of fiscal intervention. Across the US, the impact and needs of regional and state economies are divergent, which is particularly apparent in California. Irena Asmundson, chief economist at the California Department of Finance, discusses both the immediate fiscal response to Covid-19 and long-term policy outlook to deal with the consequences of the economic downturn.
10:00-11:00 (New York)