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Save the Children UK
The Coronavirus pandemic has already triggered an unprecedented social and economic crisis, threatening decades of progress in child survival, education and child protection. To address these impacts of COVID-19, governments around the world are attempting to implement countercyclical fiscal policy measures and target expenditure to areas that can support people and the economy during the crisis. However, given the protracted nature of the crisis, the ability of governments to sustain levels of spending in the context of a deteriorating economic outlook will be challenging.
This briefing has three specific aims:
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