Interview: Mihaela Pintea with FIU Alumna Dr. Carmen Reinhart from Harvard University

On March 26th, 2020, Dr. Carmen Reinhart, FIU alumna (BA Economics ’78), Harvard Economics Professor and expert on financial crises talked to FIU Economics students and faculty about the disruptions brought to the US and global economy by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as about her life and career.

Here, you will find a summary of the section of the interview, conducted by Prof. Mihaela Pintea, focusing on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the domestic and global economy, as well as some policy recommendations to mitigate these negative effects.