As the COVID-19 outbreak engulfs countries across the world, here’s an elaborate analysis on the socio-economic consequences of the virus on global growth, and an insight into how the virus went from Wuhan to Washington.
The message to banks and the financial system is this: this is not the time to worry about bad loans.
Most other countries have been behind the curve in tackling the virus but have already acted to address the economy.
The Governor finally delivers on ‘whatever it takes’, but the key question many have is how it will help.
The choices we will have to make are clear even now.
The complete national lockdown must be complemented with other necessary steps.
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If the pandemic lasts more than a month or two, a full-blown recession cannot be ruled out even in India.
the corona crisis could and should pave the way for administrative and governance reforms in the country
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The interventions are critical as they prevent a situation where businesses have to cut back on employment.
If a clear indication had come from the WHO by the end of February, the outbreak could have been contained.
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On 24 March, the Finance Minister made several announcements to relax regulatory compliances.
The prognosis for the state’s resilience with the virus is not great.
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Why a small clap is due to Mukesh Ambani, whose Jio is a huge enabler in a situation of lockdown.
When the going gets tough, the jobs start going — and history proves that.
Coronavirus has slowed the working of government institutions, and non-government organisations.
What we broadly need is not one stimulus package but rather three.
The critics do not understand how sampling works.
The index could fall all the way to 16,000-17,000 before it starts sustainable recovery.
However, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is still sceptical about a complete shutdown.
Covid-19 has disrupted supply chains world over as we have been dependent on a few nations for our consumption needs.
In India so far, Kerala and Maharashtra have emerged as hotspot states for the virus.
The coronavirus outbreak, coupled with the crisis at Yes Bank, is likely to wreak havoc on the airline sector.
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Built-up debt over last two years along with high asset valuations and low earnings makes the situation vulnerable.
Studies conducted so far agree that temperature has an effect on transmission but disagree on the magnitude of impact
The emerging consensus of a global recession has eroded confidence and has impacted market sentiments.
Indian economy will benefit, American economy will be impaired, and Russia’s say in global affairs will be more.
This is not the time for any half-baked stimulus.
Better to be paranoid than foolish.
Today, we have excelled in R&D of vaccines and it is very important to know how the 2019-nCoV came to humans.
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India’s actions so far over Covid-19 spread have been satisfactory with testing capacity expanding rapidly.
China’s first-quarter GDP growth may slip to 4.5 per cent year-on-year.
Cases of corona virus are also getting reported from Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Europe, and Australia.
One anticipates more distributed value-networks that will be able to absorb any risks
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Fiscal deficit target of 3.8 per cent announced in the budget must no longer be considered sacrosanct
Taiwan has reported only 42 cases, and one death till now, far less than China with 80,000 cases and 2,900 deaths
If the Indian government can look past the immediate turmoil this may well be India’s opportunity to lose.
There needs to be a contingency plan for a coordinated action to maintain global financial stability.
The team which authored the paper belongs to the department of biotechnology at Panjab University.