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Video April 9, 2020

Policies to Aid Small and Informal Firms during COVID-19

What types of policies can developing country governments use to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on the private sector, and to spur a subsequent recovery? In this e-seminar on April 9, 2020, Leonardo Iacovone, Lead Economist (World Bank), Santiago Levy, Senior Fellow (The Brookings Institution), Miriam Bruhn, Senior Economist (World Bank) discussed policy options to aid small and informal firms, drawing on lessons from past crisis experiences. Timestamps: 3:15 - Iacovone; 19:25 - Levy; 33:00 - Bruhn; 49:30 - Discussion and Q&A