Planning for the economic recovery from COVID-19: A sustainability checklist for policymakers

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, governments and emergency shutterstock_527665309_covid19_sustainability_checklistservices are focusing on immediate needs: boosting capacity in hospitals, addressing hunger, and protecting firms and families from eviction and bankruptcy. The majority of the funds flowing so far from the World Bank, the IMF, other regional development banks, or central banks seek to provide funds for protective gear at hospitals, stabilize financial institutions, pay companies to provide goods and services to essential workers, or provide direct cash support to households.

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