Economist backs HECS-style loans to replace JobKeeper

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:36pm, first published June 25 2020 - 2:00pm
Professor Warwick McKibbin. Picture: Martyn Pearce, ANU

Australian National University economic modeller Warwick McKibbin has dramatically increased his forecasts for the impact of the coronavirus on the global economy, saying the economic loss this year ranges from an optimistic $US14.7 trillion to $US21.8 trillion.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.

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