In a Q&A interview, Professor Robert Seamans discusses whether the Small Business Administration loan programs can be effective as a response to the COVID-19 crisis
— April 13, 2020
Excerpt from WalletHub -- "There is no question that the SBA loans will help small businesses survive. There is some academic research on the role of SBA during the 2007-08 financial crisis and it suggests that SBA loans help businesses weather economic crises. It's not clear whether the SBA has enough resources to meet all the current needs, however, because no one knows the length or severity of the COVID-19 crisis."