How Jobs Lagged GDP in 2008 and 2020

Comparing the economic disruption by the pandemic of 2020 and Great Recession of 2008 in terms of policy differences and economic responses.

About the Presenter

Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions.

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