Corona Workshop Video: Fiscal Policy – Will the Trillions be enough?

Robin Brooks, Frank van Lerven, Antonella Stirati and Shahin Valleé discuss the fiscal capacities of countries hit by the corona virus and lay out what needs to be done next.


Governments have introduced unparalleled temporary fiscal support for firms and households. But economies are likely to require high levels of state support for some time to come. How should governments finance this and how can they ensure it boosts fairness and economic resilience?


Robin Brooks, Institute of International Finance
Frank van Lerven, New Economics Foundation
Antonella Stirati, Roma Tre University
Shahin Vallée, German Council on Foreign Relations

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