How deep will the Depression occasioned by Covid-19 be? Debate on BBC World Service’s THE REAL STORY

Coronavirus: The economic crisis – Just how bad will the downturn be and can anything be done to soften the blow?

Contributors

Stephanie Flanders – head of Bloomberg Economics

Yanis Varoufakis – Greek economist, politician, secretary-general of DiEM25 who also served as Greek finance minister during 2015Linda Yueh – economist and author of the book: ‘The Great Economists’

Veronique de Rugy – a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Washington DC

Also featuring … Alistair Darling – British Chancellor of the Exchequer during the 2008 financial crisis