Current housing stimulus measures aim to boost buyer demand and are too small to sustain a recovery. A second round of stimulus is likely to be needed, and it should go into social housing supply.
President Buhari’s Post COVID-19 economic recovery plan is neither novel nor ground-breaking.
The federal opposition’s idea for a bullet train from Melbourne to Brisbane is not a good use of a generation’s worth of infrastructure spending. It won’t even work as an economic stimulus.
The Canadian federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan includes tax-related measures. It’s helpful to examine tax supports for individuals by considering the past, present and future.