Pandemic Response and Trust in Government

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The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has spread around the United States for months, with little signs of abating. The public health crisis has been marred by ineffective messaging, resource shortages and a fractured response by the federal government.

Dr. Barry Eichengreen is a Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California - Berkeley. He is a co-author on a recently-released paper, The Political Scar of Epidemics, that examines the legacy of the pandemic for trust in government through the lens of previous pandemics.

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