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The missing piece from the stimulus package that could boost the economy

Mar 25, 2020 - CNN

Editor's note: Yair Listokin is the Shibley Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the author of Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions (Harvard University Press 2019). The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.

() -- Coronavirus poses daunting challenges for economic policymakers. Public health efforts to contain the virus rely on "social distancing" by encouraging people to stay home and requiring businesses to reduce their output. In the past, the primary t...