Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on GCC’s response to Covid19, 17 Mar 2020

Dr. Nasser Saidi discusses the GCC’s responses to the ongoing Covid19 outbreak, in an interview that aired on Al Arabiya on 17th March 2020. In the interview, he reiterates the need for fiscal policy stimulus (given its effectiveness) vs monetary policy action; also highlights the sectors and countries that would be most adversely affected.

The video can be viewed below; the write-up can be accessed at


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