Microfinance and COVID-19: Principles for Regulatory Response
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Governments across the globe have taken extraordinary steps to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Although necessary, public health responses such as lockdowns have imposed serious costs on the real economy and the financial sector. As a result, further policy steps have proven necessary, both within and beyond the financial sector, to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic on businesses and ordinary people. This Briefing applies each principle to country contexts, and specifically addresses what each principle means for regulatory responses to the COVID-19 crisis.
|Year of Publication||2020|
|Number of Pages||28|
|Region / Country||Global /|
|Primary Language||English (en)|
|Keywords||Microfinance, Regulation, Coronavirus (COVID-19)|