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Tax Increases to Finance “Whatever the Cost”

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes was interviewed by Le Figaro newspaper about his paper "Covid-19 Fiscal Support and its Effectiveness" (joint with Alexander Chudik and Mehdi Raissi) and the 2021 Budget. Dr Mohaddes argued that there is huge amount of uncertainty at the moment, so continued fiscal support to households and firms are vital. We should not worry about budget deficits and government debt at this stage.

Read full paper:
Covid-19 Fiscal Support and its Effectiveness, Alexander Chudik, Kamiar Mohaddes and Mehdi Raissi (2021).

Published on: Thursday 4th March 2021

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