Will COVID-19 fiscal recovery packages accelerate or retard progress on climate change?

@article{Hepburn2020WillCF,
  title={Will COVID-19 fiscal recovery packages accelerate or retard progress on climate change?},
  author={C. Hepburn and B. O'Callaghan and N. Stern and J. E. Stiglitz and Dimitri Zenghelis},
  journal={Oxford Review of Economic Policy},
  year={2020}
}
  • C. Hepburn, B. O'Callaghan, +2 authors Dimitri Zenghelis
  • Published 2020
  • Economics
  • Oxford Review of Economic Policy
  • Abstract The COVID-19 crisis is likely to have dramatic consequences for progress on climate change. Imminent fiscal recovery packages could entrench or partly displace the current fossil-fuel-intensive economic system. Here, we survey 231 central bank officials, finance ministry officials, and other economic experts from G20 countries on the relative performance of 25 major fiscal recovery archetypes across four dimensions: speed of implementation, economic multiplier, climate impact potential… CONTINUE READING
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