24 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Kiwibank economist backs 'helicopter' cash

From Morning Report, 7:50 am on 24 April 2020

Kiwibank economists are calling for a cash injection once we leave level 3 restrictions - putting money straight into New Zealanders' wallets - to help ignite economic activity.

They says it would cost $6 billion, or $2 billion if the support only went to low-income households.

Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr speaks to Corin Dann.