Economic responses to COVID-19

This section, specially created regarding the Covid-19 outbreak that is affecting Europe, aims at helping regional practitioners to learn about the best practices and outstanding measures carried out by their peers among the Development Agencies around Europe. So, the main goal of this section is to deliver and showcase a useful regional-based toolkit to sort out the harmful effects of the national lockdowns, the stop of economic activity and the negative externalities of the virus on the European economy.

Here you will also find the measures taken by the European Union and the institutions related to it as well as the initiatives that other relevant organisations are carrying out to tackle the Covid-19 crisis. 

Most of the European Regional Development Agencies have implemented urgent measures to provide an economic response following the outbreak of Covid-19. In this section, you will find some examples of initiatives that are providing impact. This compilation is an inspiration for regional economic development practitioners that are designing effective support measures.

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Immediately after the outbreak of COVID-19, EU institutions adopted measures to overcome the economic downturn it will bring. These are mostly related to providing access to health supplies, liquidity to companies, and reliable information to the population. In this section, you will find a recent compilation of measures that may serve you as a regional economic development practitioner to provide support to stakeholders in your territory.

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The civil society of the European countries, as well as international organisations, have toughly mobilised to overcome the consequences of the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. In this section, you will find several initiatives that are relevant to the economic response to the crisis.

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