IMF Head: How governments can prevent widening inequality

An Indigenous man holds a baby before receiving a dose of Sinovac's CoronaVac coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Sao Jose Village in the Indigenous land Rio Urubu from the ethnicity Mura in the Urubu river banks in Itacoatiara, Amazonas state, Brazil, February 13, 2021. Picture taken February 13, 2021.

Most of the world is facing a slow rollout of vaccines even as new virus mutations are spreading. Image: REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
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Per capita income losses between 2020 and 2022.
Advanced economies are expected to recover faster than their less economically developed counterparts. Image: IMF/January 2021 World Economic Outlook
Policy support helped reduce employment losses.
Advanced economies could support their citizens through fiscal policy. Image: IMF, World Economics Outlook, IMF staff calculations
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