Comparing countries' economic stimulus packages during the pandemic

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 4:09pm

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Unemployment benefits in limbo, stimulus checks finally on the way, it has been a messy road to coronavirus relief for people in the United States. The US experience is an outlier compared to other high-income countries’ responses during the pandemic when it comes to the overall level of social support and the resulting financial burdens that fall on people. The World's Elana Gordon reports.