A Post-Coronavirus Recovery in Asia—Extending a “Whatever it Takes” Lifeline to Small Businesses

2020-04-29T08:30:24-04:00April 23, 2020|

By Kenneth Kang and Changyong Rhee

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Asia was hit hard by the first wave of the coronavirus, as the sudden stop in activity struck households and firms simultaneously—first in China, then elsewhere in Asia, and now globally. Policymakers responded swiftly with aggressive spending to support the medical response and vulnerable households and firms. And central banks took swift actions to expand liquidity.

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Maintaining Banking System Safety amid the COVID-19 Crisis

2020-04-01T14:43:16-04:00March 31, 2020|

This blog is part of a special series on the response to the coronavirus.

By Tobias Adrian and Aditya Narain

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Today we face economic upheaval potentially more severe than we witnessed during the global financial crisis. The coronavirus pandemic is a different kind of shock. Never before have modern economies shut down at the drop of a hat. […]

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