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Video April 29, 2020

Financial Sector Policies to Salvage Firms Hit by COVID-19

Policy makers face an urgent challenge to ensure that the financial sector can help firms cope with the severe drop in economic activity in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Sergio Schmukler (World Bank), Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University), Viral Acharya (New York University), and Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School) addressed these difficult policy questions in an e-seminar on April 29, 2020.