July 1, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on the economy in ways we've never seen. With a record number of jobless claims, historically high unemployment rates and a stock market that has been as volatile as ever, predicting what will come next is close to impossible. Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council under President Obama and President Clinton, and author of the new book, Economic Dignity, discussed how we should measure economic success during this unprecedented time. Sperling also provides his perspective on the June jobs report and what the country needs to do to return to full strength.