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Paul Romer on halting the pandemic to save the U.S. economy

Clip: 07/02/2020 | 6m 36s Video has closed captioning.

The Labor Department’s June jobs report seems to reflect a strengthening economy. After all, businesses across the country reopened during that month. But now coronavirus cases are soaring, raising questions about how we can have a functioning U.S. economy without adding fuel to the raging pandemic. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the dilemma.

Aired: 07/02/20

Rating: NR

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