Footing the bill: How do we finance the additional government spending?

IEA Director General Mark Littlewood is joined by Steve Baker MP and our Senior Academic Fellow Professor Philip Booth to examine how we finance the government’s spending surge.

The lockdown has seen economies shrink, pushing governments to borrow at rates never seen in peacetime. What does the future hold for fiscal responsibility? Are we right to say that this is a one-off event and we should throw caution to the wind when it comes to government debt? 

Watch the thought-provoking video here.

This webinar was recorded on Friday 5th June 2020.