April 27, 2020 VOM Podcast

Health vs Economy, and Other Take-Aways

From so many viewpoints, we are in unprecedented times. Economist and Associate Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Robert “Tino” Sonora joined Voices on Monday for his latest perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic. Click HERE to read his recent article, which notes the difficulty in “the ongoing health vs. economy debate (that) is centered on the extent of the trade-off we are willing to make with imperfect information.”

As an international speaker, Sonora shares some thoughts on the different actions taken by foreign countries and discusses some of the take-aways from this pandemic that could better our social safety platforms.