Coronavirus

Insights to buffer the impact on workers, the economy, and beyond.

COVID-19—commonly known as the coronavirus—is already rippling through the U.S. economy and impacting workers. To provide policymakers and the public with guidance on steps we can take to mitigate widespread economic shock, the Economic Policy Institute put together this toolkit with research-based analysis to cut through the noise.

Economist Elise Gould explains the need for paid sick leave during the coronavirus pandemic