Megan Greene
HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL. Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government (M-RCBG). Her main focus is the drivers of wage and income inequality globally.

Policy Responses to the Economic Consequences of Coronavirus

March 17, 2020

The Issue:

Coronavirus presents economic challenges as well as adverse consequences for public health. Interruptions to regular business activity through people sheltering at home, limiting both the supply of workers and the demand for goods and services, coupled with panic in financial markets, almost certainly

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What to Make of Stock Market Volatility? (VIDEO)

August 28, 2019
This conversation was recorded on August 1, 2019.

Stock market volatility—big swings in the prices of stocks—had actually been relatively low in the period of recovery from the financial crisis through 2017. However, that trend has been changing of late, with several incidences of volatility marked by ‘short,

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