After enduring a tumultuous 2020, the global economy is finally emerging from the worst phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, albeit with prospects diverging starkly across regions and countries—and only after a “lost year” spent in suspended animation. […]
Despite a global economic crisis comparable only to the Great Depression, near-term financial stability risks have been contained with the help of unprecedented monetary policy easing and massive fiscal support across the globe. […]
This blog is part of a series providing regional analysis on the effects of the coronavirus.
The impact of the coronavirus is having a profound and serious impact on the global economy and has sent policymakers looking for ways to respond. […]
This blog is part of a special series on the response to the coronavirus.
The global spread of the coronavirus is a human tragedy unfolding across the world. Quantifying the economic impact is complex, giving rise to significant uncertainty about the economic outlook and the associated downside risks. […]