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Vaccinations and the Economic Recovery


A remote hearing before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. ET.                                           

Hearing:          “Vaccinations and the Economic Recovery”


Dr. Paul Romer
Nobel Prize Winning economist and NYU Professor
New York, NY

Dr. Céline Gounder, MD, ScM, FIDSA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine & Infectious Diseases, NYU School of Medicine & Bellevue Hospital
CEO of Just Human Productions
New York, NY

Dr. Alexander Tabarrok
Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center and Professor of Economics George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

Dr. Belinda Archibong
Assistant Professor, Economics
Barnard College, Columbia University
New York, NY

Date:                 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Location:          Remote

Chairman Donald S. Beyer Jr. presiding.

Chairman Don Beyer's Opening Statement

Ranking Member Mike Lee's Opening Statement 

Hearing transcript can be found here.

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