This symposium will address the need for economic stimulus programs to minimize the impact of Covid-19. It will discuss challenges facing such programs and focus on the following four topics:
- Unconventional monetary policy to minimize the consequences of Covid-19: Lessons from developed economies and the 2008 financial crisis.
- Simulative Fiscal Policies: Cost-benefit calculations with a focus on gains from stimulus and stability.
- Structural Policies: Development of infrastructure in preparation for the post-Covid-19 era.
- The role of government spending and stimulus in scientific and medical R&D under Covid-19.