RAND Economist Kathryn Edwards Available for Interviews on COVID-19

April 2, 2020

The RAND Corporation's Kathryn Edwards is available for interviews on the coronavirus' effect on the economy, whether the U.S. is already in a recession, and the role of unemployment insurance.

Edwards is an associate economist at RAND and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

As a labor economist, her research spans science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education pipeline and labor market; the financial resources available to unemployed households; the challenges in retirement facing older Americans; and the labor market issues for workers without a college degree.

Here are some sample video clips:

Kathryn Edwards on the Coronavirus Pandemic's Effect on the Economy

Kathryn Edwards on Unemployment Insurance

RAND has VideoLink ReadyCam facilities in Washington, D.C., Santa Monica, and Pittsburgh. Our experts also are available via Skype.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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