Responses of International Central Banks to the Covid-19 Crisis
113 Pages Posted: 24 Nov 2020
Date Written: October, 2020
This article reviews and explains the recent policy reactions of the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, and the Bank of Japan to the financial and macroeconomic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The financial and monetary policy actions of major central banks in the most recent crisis have, by some metrics, surpassed their responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 in both swiftness and scope.
JEL Classification: E44, E58, E59, G01, G15
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