I spoke last week about the “Economic Consequences of the Crisis” for a webinar organized by the Estonian Business School.
For today’s column, I want to focus on my final slide, which asks whether politicians will use the crisis to permanently expand the size and scope of government.
I didn’t make any sweeping predictions when discussing this slide, though my tone was somewhat pessimistic. Simply stated, I fear we’ll have a bigger burden of government when the coronavirus crisis abates.
This doesn’t necessarily have to be the outcome. As I wrote two years ago, it’s possible for…
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