The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for Today’s Economy with Michele Evermore
Our guest this week on The Prescription is Michele Evermore, deputy director for policy in the Department of Labor’s Office of Unemployment Insurance Modernization. She will talk about states’ difficulties managing an unprecedented surge in unemployment claims during the peak of the pandemic and efforts to streamline and improve these systems for the future.
This interview is part of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center series of online conversations on tax and fiscal policy in today’s economy. The discussions take place every other Thursday afternoon and feature varying perspectives on the historic economic challenges facing the United States and the world and the best ways to address them.