The Decade Long Path Ahead to Recovery – Part 1: Debt

by Michael Lebowitz and Jack Scott
Real Investment Advice

The Decade Long Path Ahead To Recovery – Part 1 Debt

This article is the first of a four-part series on the vectors driving future economic growth. Forthcoming articles will tackle Depression, Demographics, and De-globalization.

The discussions about economic recovery and the path ahead are ongoing. The shape it will take will defy the simplistic “V”, “W”, and “L” expressions being used by forecasters. One thing, however, is certain. Every bazooka, tank, and A-bomb of stimulus is being used to combat the downturn.

The question, so few seem to ask, is at what cost?

“Additional fiscal support could be costly, but worth it if it helps avoid long-term economic damage and leaves us with a stronger recovery,” 5/29/2020 Jerome Powell Peterson Institute of International Economics.

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