The Paycheck Protection Program was the single largest component of the federal pandemic relief legislation passed in March of 2020. Since then, a debate has developed about the program’s speed-accuracy trade-off, exposing the challenges administrators face when they’re responsible for administering vague statutes in emergency circumstances with little or no information up front.

Prof. Susan Morse wrote on this subject as part of a Gray Center roundtable on administration in crisis. In this episode of the podcast, she joins Adam to discuss her paper and more.

This episode features Susan Morse and Adam White.

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