Natalie Chen's picture
Affiliation: 
University of Warwick

Voting history

Should We Worry About Post-Covid Inflation?

Question 2: Which of the following will be the greatest inflationary (or deflationary) force facing the UK economy?

Answer:
Public debt
Confidence level:
Not confident

 Question 1: Which of the following scenarios is most likely to hold on average for most of the upcoming decade?

Answer:
The BoE will be unable to avoid inflation exceeding its target
Confidence level:
Not confident

Post Covid-19 Potential Output in the Eurozone

Question 2: How much lower will the potential growth rate of GDP in the Eurozone in 2025 be due to Covid-19 relative to pre-Covid forecasts?

 

Answer:
½ percentage point or less
Confidence level:
Not confident

Question 1: How much lower will the potential level of GDP in the Eurozone in 2025 be due to Covid-19 relative to pre-Covid forecasts?

 

Answer:
2% or less
Confidence level:
Not confident

Lockdowns and UK Economic Performance

Question 3: Using not only the policy tools that have been part of the UK policy mix thus far but also policy tools implemented in other countries, to what extent does the government face a tradeoff between saving lives and preserving livelihoods? 

Answer:
No tradeoff at all
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
If we do not control the spread of the virus, and people are sick and die, the economy will suffer anyway so policymakers should do all they can to stop the spread.

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