Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID-19 (coronavirus). Find Out

Video April 7, 2020

Macroeconomic Policy in the Time of COVID-19: A Primer for Developing Countries

The worldwide public health emergency presented by COVID-19 calls for well-designed government action and effective public service delivery. In this e-seminar on April 7, 2020, Norman Loayza (Lead Economist, World Bank), discussed measures developing country governments can take to effectively address this challenge while also ensuring macroeconomic stability. Timestamps: 2:23 - Norman Loayza; 26:48 - Roberto Chang (Rutgers University); 39:10 - Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (UC Berkeley); 52:44 - Ricardo Hausmann (Harvard Kennedy School); 104:59 - Andrés Velasco (London School of Economics)