Tax and Fiscal Policy

Roosevelt’s New Deal was not the great saviour of the US economy


In the Media

Professor Len Shackleton writes for No Desire To Retire

In the Media

Professor Philip Booth writes for CapX

Boris Johnson should look to West Germany, not America, if he wants to revive the economy, says Professor Philip Booth, Senior Academic Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Writing for CapX, Philip argues Boris Johnson’s proposal ‘Rooseveltian’ New Deal for Britain isn’t anything of the sort and that the British response to the Great Depression – extremely conservative fiscal policy and a liberalised housing market – meant it coped better than the United States, without enormous government spending.

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