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Macrofinancial Considerations for Assessing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 November, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Mr. Phakawa Jeasakul (Resident Representative in Hong Kong SAR, IMF)
Mr. Heedon Kang (Senior Financial Sector Expert, IMF)

Target Audience

Government and central bank officials involved in macroeconomic and financial impact analysis and policy design in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar Description

It is well known that macro-financial channels and spillovers could amplify the negative economic and financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. This webinar discusses the macroeconomic repercussions of the global shock covering three important macrofinancial aspects—financial market volatility and stress, impaired credit intermediation, and spillovers and amplification through structural macrofinancial linkages. The authors provide an overview of developments and discuss some approaches and tools that country authorities can use to quantify the macrofinancial impact. Following the presentations participants will have an opportunity to comment and interact with the presenters.


To register for this webinar please complete the online form here by November 2, 2020 (by 12 noon, Singapore time). Only official email addresses are accepted.


3 November, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Application Deadline

Nov 2, 2020