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The United States’ unusual recovery from pandemic recession


Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, senior fellow with the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary policy, joins David Dollar to discuss his recent article on what he calls a “most unusual recovery” in the U.S. from the pandemic recession. Milesi-Ferretti analyzes U.S. GDP compared other G7 countries, and explores salient issues including exports and imports, private and government consumption, and consumer inflation.

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