America’s crisis of despair: A federal task force for economic recovery and societal well-being

Contents  Summary Challenge Limits of historic and existing policies Policy recommendations Summary Despair in our society is a barrier to reviving our labor markets and productivity, jeopardizes our well-being, health, and longevity, and affects our politics. Despair was increasing among Americans well before COVID-19; the virus was an exponential shock. Before the virus, the U.S. … Continue reading America’s crisis of despair: A federal task force for economic recovery and societal well-being