Opinion

Nobody likes running deficits, but right now creating jobs is priority number one

By Andrew Leigh
Updated April 15 2021 - 12:01am, first published September 2 2020 - 4:30am
The job market is unlikely to just "snap back" to pre-COVID levels once a vaccine is found. Picture: Shutterstock
The job market is unlikely to just "snap back" to pre-COVID levels once a vaccine is found. Picture: Shutterstock

"The first duty of all governments in the present period of stress is to relieve, as far as possible, the hardships and needs of persons who are willing to work but cannot find employment."

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