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On Demand: Econ Camp Session 1 - US Fiscal Policy Response to Covid-19

Originally presented: Oct. 21, 2021

Session Description:

Covid-19 proved to be an unprecedented shock that drove the U.S. economy into the deepest recession since the Great Depression. What did the government do to support the economy? Have the policies been successful?

This session will take a look at fiscal policy decision making to COVID.  This is a great session to provide context and background to your classroom discussions.

Afterwards, this form will enable you or your students to submit follow up questions!

Presented by: Daria Sevastianova, Ph.D., University of Southern Indiana.

Program Partners

  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Indiana Council for Economic Education
  • Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics
  • Purdue University Center for Economic Education
  • University of Southern Indiana Center for Economic Education

What is it?

This session was part of Econ Camp, an annual professional development event for high school teachers.

Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity university.