Book Launch: Public Banks and Covid-19: Combatting the Pandemic With Public Finance

01 December 2020

An in-depth account of public bank responses to the socio-economic crises resulting from Covid-19. Written by experts from around the world, the book offers a critical assessment of programs rolled out in different locations and asks how these actions could be improved in the future.

Re-watch the book launch event:


  • Prof. David McDonald Professor, Global Development Studies Queen's University, Kingston, Canada


  • Dr. Thomas Marois, Senior Lecturer, Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London
  • Dr. Diana Barrowclough, Senior Economist, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
  • María José Romero, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Eurodad (and PhD Candidate in Economics, SOAS University of London)