Lucio Sarno's picture
Affiliation: 
Cambridge University
Credentials: 
Professor of Finance

Voting history

COVID-19 and UK Public Finances

Question 1: How urgently should the UK government address the rise in public debt?

Answer:
HM Treasury should increase taxes or cut spending in the upcoming budget
Confidence level:
Very confident

The Eurozone COVID-19 Crisis: EU Policy Options

Question 2: What is the best mechanism to pay for economic support provided by and to EU member states to combat the COVID-19 crisis?

Answer:
Joint borrowing by member states (e.g. Coronabonds)
Confidence level:
Very confident

Question 1: What is the total size of funding that you would advocate at the EU level in support of its members to weather the COVID-19 crisis this year?

 

 

Answer:
5-10% of GDP
Confidence level:
Confident

Covid-19: Economic Policy Response

Question 1: Which of the following would have the greatest impact in mitigating the economic effects of the coronavirus economic crisis?

Answer:
Government credit support for businesses
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 2: Which of the following would have the second greatest impact in mitigating the economic effects of the coronavirus economic crisis in the UK?

Answer:
Broad cash transfers and/or tax cuts
Confidence level:
Very confident

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