Robust measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 have come with harsh economic consequences. As the pandemic lockdown continues to close its pincers around global channels of supply and demand, governments need to take decisive action to keep the world open for business while at the same time safeguarding its health. In this cogent briefing, policy experts at Bruegel offer EU officials a response framework that points to a workable way forward for Europe.
About the Authors
Maria Demertzis, André Sapir, Simone Tagliapietra and Guntram B. Wolff are professionals at Breugel, a European think tank.
Comment on this summary
By the same authors
In our Journal
1 year ago
The Revival of Keynesianism?
Is the state coming back strong and big with COVID-19? A reading list. From The Wall Street Journal to Foreign Policy, everyone seems to agree: Bidenomics contains more of John Maynard Keynes than Milton Friedman. But what does that mean? We have summarized the background and underlying theories in a reading list. John Maynard Keynes […]