This project is co-led by Professor Plutarchos Sakellaris of the Athens University of Economics and Business

The research project is supported by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I.) under the 4th Call for Action “Science and Society”- Emblematic Action – “Interventions to address the economic and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic” (project ID: FISCALCONS 05007). Financal support from the Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) is also gratefully acknowledged by TARC.


Economic Policy Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises
27 March 2023: 15:00 BST-16:45 BST

Policy Responses

'Economic Policy Responses to COVID-19 pandemic and other crises' is a colloboration between TARC and AUEB.

Economies have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. In response, and to protect income, governments have intervened through fiscal policies such as temporary tax cuts, liquidity support in the form of special purpose transfers, wage subsidies and furloughing schemes. This panel discussion will reflect on some of the recent evidence regarding whether these policies indeed stimulated, as expected, business activity and consumer spending.



Professor Michael Arghyrou - Greek Ministry of Finance

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti – European University Institute

Professor Maria Demertzis – Bruegel and European University Institute

Professor Christos Kotsogiannis – Tax Administration Research Centre, University of Exeter

Professor Evi Pappa - University Carlos III Madrid

Panel moderator:

Professor Plutarchos Sakellaris - Athens University of Economics and Business and European University Institute

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