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Wilson Prichard

Wilson Prichard is an associate professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, and CEO of the International Centre for Tax and Development.

Opinion | BY WILSON PRICHARD | August 17, 2020
Contrary to blanket statements that taxes would harm growth and recovery, such measures would pose little threat to the economy: if used to fund transfers to lower-income groups, who are more likely to spend their income. They may actually stimulate demand and economic recovery, writes Wilson Prichard. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY WILSON PRICHARD | August 17, 2020
Opinion | BY WILSON PRICHARD | August 17, 2020
Contrary to blanket statements that taxes would harm growth and recovery, such measures would pose little threat to the economy: if used to fund transfers to lower-income groups, who are more likely to spend their income. They may actually stimulate demand and economic recovery, writes Wilson Prichard. Photograph courtesy of Pexels