Saving China from the Coronavirus and Economic Meltdown: Experiences and Lessons
13 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2020
Date Written: March 16, 2020
What lessons could we learn from China’s responses to both the public health emergency and the subsequent potential economic and financial crises? In this paper, we chart a timeline of the coronavirus outbreak in China and the government’s responses. We also offer a case study of how the outbreak has affected small businesses (SMEs) to illustrate the economic policy implications of the COVID-19 crisis.
Keywords: COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, economic impact, policy response
JEL Classification: E21, E61
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