Economist David R. Henderson returns to the podcast to explain some of the major problems with the so-called "stimulus" bill, including its payment of $600 a week to the unemployed, as well as perverse payments to airlines. He then discusses the protest he helped organize against California's lockdown.
David R. Henderson is the editor of The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (2003) (formerly The Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics (1993). He is a research fellow with Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and an associate professor of economics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He was formerly a senior economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.