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31/10/2020 GMT

The pandemic has unleashed an historic run of government borrowing - to fund global stimulus measures worth trillions of dollars to help survive the economic crisis.

The pandemic has unleashed an historic run of government borrowing - to fund global stimulus measures worth trillions of dollars to help individuals and businesses survive the economic crisis. Public debt is reaching levels not seen since the Second World War - but who pays for this unprecedented action and what are the limits for borrowing? To debate this, we speak to Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics at Harvard University and former Chief Economist at the IMF, plus Stephanie Kelton, author of the Deficit Myth and Economics and Public Policy Professor at Stony Brook University. We also catch up with Mohit Joshi, the President of IT services giant Infosys and one of India's largest companies Infosys - about steering the firm's quarter of million employees through the crisis.

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Tue 3 Nov 2020 06:30GMT

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