To avoid their economies collapsing into a Covid-19 shaped crevasse, national and regional governments have released billions in financial aid since the beginning of the pandemic. And yet, with unemployment rates in double figures across much of the developed world, the threat of a long recession remains. Leaders League takes a look at the various economic stimulus packages being introduced around the world and examines whether they will be enough to steer the global economy to safety.

The Economy Strikes Back

To avoid their economies collapsing into a Covid-19 shaped crevasse, national and regional governments have released billions in financial aid since the beginning of the pandemic. And yet, with unemployment rates in double figures across much of the developed world, the threat of a long recession remains. Leaders League takes a look at the various economic stimulus packages being introduced around the world and examines whether they will be enough to steer the global economy to safety.

Recovery programme will include €500 billion of grants and €250 billion of loans to be invested in three action ‘pillars’ – addressing the Covid-19 crisis, kickstarting the economy, and learning lessons from the pandemic

European Commission Confirms €750bn Economic Stimulus Plan

Recovery programme will include €500 billion of grants and €250 billion of loans to be invested in three action ‘pillars’ – addressing the Covid-19 crisis, kickstarting the economy, and learning lessons from the pandemic

With Paris and Berlin working together to secure a €500bn rescue package for the eurozone, it has appeared that despite deep differences between both countries, there are signs of an emerging Franco-German duo during negotiations headed by finance ministers, Olaf Scholz and Bruno Le Maire.

German and France Spearhead Eurozone Rescue Package Drive

With Paris and Berlin working together to secure a €500bn rescue package for the eurozone, it has appeared that despite deep differences between both countries, there are signs of an emerging Franco-German duo during negotiations headed by finance mi...

A historic $2.2 trillion package was ushered through the Upper House in record time.

The Largest Stimulus Bill in American History

A historic $2.2 trillion package was ushered through the Upper House in record time.

We examine Congress’s latest investment package, designed to keep the nation afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

Analysis: How Radical is the US’s $2trn Stimulus Package?

We examine Congress’s latest investment package, designed to keep the nation afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

The Italian government has approved a long-delayed, €55 billion stimulus package aimed at helping revive an Italian economy ravaged by the coronavirus and help give struggling families a leg up.

Italy's Coronavirus Economic Stimulus Package

The Italian government has approved a long-delayed, €55 billion stimulus package aimed at helping revive an Italian economy ravaged by the coronavirus and help give struggling families a leg up.

Since the start of March, the French government has put in place an array of measures designed to prop up the economy. Effective so far, these steps have been necessary to keep companies solvent during the Covid-19 crisis. Three months in, these companies need to get back to work and begin preparing for the post-coronavirus landscape.

France’s Bid to Jump-start the Economy Post Lockdown

Since the start of March, the French government has put in place an array of measures designed to prop up the economy. Effective so far, these steps have been necessary to keep companies solvent during the Covid-19 crisis. Three months in, these comp...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has ploughed billions of euros into the country's economy in order to safeguard public health and protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic - the country's central bank supports the stimulus, but warns that steps should be taken to address the associated debt.

Spain’s Central Bank Has Debt Worries Over Government's €200bn Stimulus

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has ploughed billions of euros into the country's economy in order to safeguard public health and protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic - the country's central bank supports the stimulus, but warns that...

Europe’s largest economy, Germany, is facing its steepest recession since World War Two, with a forecasted contraction of 6% this year. In order to restore the economy to pre-coronavirus levels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition have agreed on a second stimulus package, worth €130 billion.

Germany's Stimulus Package a Break From the Belt-Tightening Strategies of the Past

Europe’s largest economy, Germany, is facing its steepest recession since World War Two, with a forecasted contraction of 6% this year. In order to restore the economy to pre-coronavirus levels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition have...

Leaders League takes a look at the economic response to the pandemic in Brazil.

Brazil’s Economic Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Leaders League takes a look at the economic response to the pandemic in Brazil.

Like in many other countries, Switzerland has introduced an economic stimulus package so as to mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19. On March 20th and 25th 2020, the Federal Council (FC) approved a set of measures worth CHF 32 billion and on April 3rd, additional CHF 20 billion was announced. The package topped out at 65 billion by mid-May. Leaders League gives you the background on one of the world’s largest stimulus packages.

Switzerland's stimulus: one of the most ambitious pandemic response packages

Like in many other countries, Switzerland has introduced an economic stimulus package so as to mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19. On March 20th and 25th 2020, the Federal Council (FC) approved a set of measures worth CHF 32 billion and on Apri...

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