Harry Goddard: Our society’s recovery will depend on a major economic stimulus

We must use all the policy tools in our arsenal – and in a radical way – to get back on track as quickly as possible

29th March, 2020
Harry Goddard: Our society’s recovery will depend on a major economic stimulus
The most remarkable feature of the government’s response so far has been exceptional decisiveness.

We have never been here before. This is a societal problem, wrapped in an economic crisis, cloaked in a global health threat. But there is a key to solving this, and that is Big Government.

The most remarkable feature of the government’s response so far has been exceptional decisiveness. Speed of reaction is not something we always associate with governments, but we have seen quick, dramatic and sometimes ruthless action to preserve the health and...

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