Policy response to COVID-19-virus spread ramps up in Latin America

Policy response to COVID-19-virus spread ramps up in Latin America

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Published: March 31
Number of Pages: 11 
Content Type: Report, Global Economics | Strategic Report
Delivery: Email of PDF file

Countries across Latin America are responding to the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) virus with new healthcare, fiscal, and monetary policies designed to limit the spread of the virus and dampen the economic impact. This special report outlines key fiscal and monetary policy responses in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru, and some smaller countries, as of 26 March.

Authors:
Claudia Wehbe, Senior Economist, Latin America & Caribbean
Cristina Arbelaez, Senior Economist, Latin America
Ellie Vorhaben , Senior Economist, Latin America & Caribbean
Paula Diosquez-Rice, Principal Economist, Latin America
Rafael Amiel, Director, Latin America & Caribbean