Showing posts with the label pandemic

Airline bailouts and capital regulation - Barokong

The airlines are about to get a huge bailout. Why are they in such trouble? Well, yes, nobody is flying so their revenu…

Stimulus or stimu-lend? - Barokong

Jason Furman wants stimulus: Congress should pass a simple one-time payment of $1,000 to every adult who is a U.S. citi…

Bugs - Barokong

Do we have your attention yet? I ran across the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, which thinks about …

From pandemic to financial crisis? - Barokong

Yes, the stock market is jumping around, but Treasury markets are also going a bit nuts. And the NY Fed is pulling out …

Pandemic Podcast - Barokong

A new podcast here on pandemic economics. A longer one with Bill Whalen on area 45 is coming soon.

Area 45 pandemic podcast - Barokong

For you podcast fans, here is a longer podcast with Hoover's Bill Whalen on economics and the pandemic. It clarifie…

pandemic and protection - Barokong

A pandemic can have useful side effects, one being that it makes us see the costs of protection. Next up: how do you st…

The market to the rescue - Barokong

I've been worried that businesses can't get loans to keep going during a virus shut down. Everyone seems to be …

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