The Digital Economy

How the pandemic accelerated digital transformation in advanced economies

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Across advanced economies, digitalization increased by an average of 6 percentage points. Image: Unsplash/seanpollock

Florence Jaumotte
Senior Economist, Research Department, IMF
Myrto Oikonomou
Economist, Structural Reforms Unit of the Research Department, IMF
Carlo Pizzinelli
Economist, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF
Marina M. Tavares
Economist, International Monetary Fund
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The surge in digitalization helped many firms adapt to lockdowns through remote work and online operations. Image: IMF/Eurostat

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