Our COVID-19 podcast miniseries featured discussions with St. Louis Fed researchers on the impacts of the pandemic on local, national and global economies.
, senior vice president and economist at the St. Louis Fed, talks about how a hot money credit program could help kick-start the stalled economy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Podcast | Released July 15, 2020
, senior researcher at the St. Louis Fed’s Institute for Economic Equity, talks about how COVID-19 could cause devastating financial setbacks for millennials, a generation still reeling from the Great Recession, who have little to no financial buffer and are facing sizable job losses.
Podcast | Released June 16, 2020
, St. Louis Fed regional economist, discusses his research on COVID-19-related school closings and how they may impact worker productivity, children’s education and even existing gender gaps.
Podcast | Released May 26, 2020
Senior Economist Ana Maria Santacreu
and Economist Fernando Leibovici
, both of the St. Louis Fed, discuss their recent research on essential medical equipment imports and how the U.S. is facing a massive shortage of these supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Podcast | Released May 13, 2020
, an assistant vice president, and Lowell Ricketts
, data scientist, both at the St. Louis Fed’s Institute for Economic Equity, talk about which families are the most vulnerable to income shocks like COVID-19.
Podcast | Released May 4, 2020
, an assistant vice president and economist at the St. Louis Fed, discusses COVID-19-related economic shocks and his research on financially distressed Americans. He talks about income declines, social distancing, disease spread and more.
Podcast | Released April 14, 2020