Gino A. Gancia's picture
Affiliation: 
Queen Mary University of London
Credentials: 
Professor of Economics

Voting history

Lockdowns and UK Economic Performance

Question 2: How much will the new lockdown measures introduced on Thursday November 5 hurt UK economic activity this year relative to a counterfactual with the milder measures adopted over the summer?

Answer:
Small damage
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1: How much of the decline in GDP experienced to date would have been avoided in the absence of any lockdown measures or other policy interventions (such as fiscal support)?

Answer:
A moderate portion of the decline (around a half)
Confidence level:
Not confident

Should the ECB Reformulate its Inflation Objective?

Question 2: Would you support increasing the ECB’s inflation target to a higher rate of inflation than the current 2% target?

Answer:
Oppose
Confidence level:
Not confident

Question 1: Which of the following best reflects your opinion on the following statement? “The ECB should explicitly state that it will allow inflation to temporarily exceed the 2% target following extended periods of low inflation.”

Answer:
Disagree
Confidence level:
Not confident

The Economic Cost of School Closures

Question 2: To what extent will school closures increase inequality in human capital development?

Answer:
By a large amount but temporarily
Confidence level:
Not confident

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