US Economy, Recession, & Policy 2020-21–A Video Presentation

April 12, 2021

The following is a video presentation to Berkeley students and activists on the current state of the US economy, recession, and evolution of fiscal and monetary policies 2020-21, presented this past April 2021. Why the US is still evolving through its Great Recession 2.0, now entering a new phase, and why it still remains uncertain whether the second half 2021 will be a rebound or a sustained recovery. How today’s ‘Great Recession 2.0’ compares to 2008-10 Great Recession 1.0, as well as prior similar ‘Great Recession’ historical contractions in 1907-13 and 1929-30.