Government and Institutions

The true scale of Covid’s impact on the economy

Christopher Snowdon writes for The Spectator

Writing for the Spectator, IEA’s Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon suggested: “When future historians look back on 21st-century mortality statistics, they will struggle to find anything out of the ordinary in Britain in 2020. When they look at the economic data they could be forgiven for thinking we were hit by an asteroid”.

Chris argues that “future generations will be bewildered that a prosperous country threw its economy off a cliff in a failed attempt to suppress a disease that kills less than 1 per cent of those infected.”

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