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Issues to consider in developing a medium term economic strategy in an unfolding depression

This presentation was made to the Select and Standing Committees on Finance during the public hearing following the 2019 Budget speech
Issues to consider in developing a medium term economic strategy

Response to economic and humanitarian crises must be connected. Relief given to households, workers, and businesses, performs the dual role of staving off extreme social distress, protecting economic capacity and lays the basis for medium-term recovery.