Economic Theory

IEA Director General cautions against big government


In the Media

Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

In the Media

Christopher Snowdon writes for The Spectator USA

Mark Littlewood writes for the Institute of Arts and Ideas

When once in a blue moon events such as coronavirus occur, it is right that government does all it can to protect lives, but our leaders “must ensure that any economic measures are put in place only to help their citizens and do not impede future economic activity” says the IEA’s Director General Mark Littlewood.

Writing for the Institute of Arts and Ideas, Mark argues that while it could be tempting for governments to issue large bailouts, the costs could “impede the ability of future generations to respond to crises in their time of need.”

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