Video: Social Policy, the Workforce, & the COVID Economy

First came mass layoffs in some industries, and remote work and overburdened frontline workers in others. Next followed labor shortages and workplace disputes over vaccines and masks. COVID continues to disrupt labor markets in the U.S. and worldwide. Professor Ioana Marinescu of the School of Social Policy & Practice will have a conversation with her “Just Economics” podcast partner Katherina ‘Kat’ Rosqueta to uncover how social policies can be responsive to real-world conditions and create alignment between unemployment and staffing shortages, and how philanthropy at a local level can effect change.