COVID-19

Why COVID-19 government support needs to be tailored and targeted

'In the first year of COVID-19, fiscal policy has reacted quickly and forcefully to the health emergency.' Image: REUTERS/Androniki Christodoulou

Vitor Gaspar

Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

W. Raphael Lam

Senior Economist, IMF

Paolo Mauro

Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Mehdi Raissi

Senior Economist in the Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

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Vitor Gaspar, W. Raphael Lam, Paolo Mauro, Mehdi Raissi
Fiscal support in advanced economies in response to COVID-19 remains large. Image: IMF
The pandemic has strained public finances across all country groups. Image: IMF
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