Covid-19 and the Economy
Which Way Now for Sri Lanka?
"COVID has caused an economic crisis like no other in Sri Lanka’s post-independence history. No definite end in sight, the pandemic has touched upon every aspect of the economy and life in Sri Lanka. The government has scrambled to put in place policies to mitigate what might be a debt crisis induced recession. Sri Lankans are asking what exactly is happening in the economy? Is the government responding effectively? What is the agenda to support economic recovery once COVID is manageable? This Pathfinder webinar brings together leading thinkers on the Sri Lankan economy to discuss these issues and provide pragmatic suggestions. The discussion will be informed by the findings of a research study on the macroeconomic impact of COVID on Sri Lanka written for a cross-country project led by the UK’s Overseas Development "