Denmark’s Idea Could Help the World Avoid a Great Depression

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/denmark-freezing-its-economy-should-us/608533/

(Denmark spends 13% of GDP to pay salaries of unemployed at 75% for 3 mos., equivalent to $2.5 trillion in U.S. economy.)

«Thompson: Do you think it’s a good idea?

Larsen: … If you ruin people’s private lives and companies go bankrupt, it will take years to build this up again. So I think it’s a wise decision.»

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