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The COVID horror picture show: why we have little to fear from ‘zombie firms’

Voss, Dustin ORCID: 0000-0001-5329-2682, Van Overbeke, Toon ORCID: 0000-0002-0620-9943 and Hancké, Bob ORCID: 0000-0002-3334-231X (2021) The COVID horror picture show: why we have little to fear from ‘zombie firms’. LSE Covid 19 Blog (14 Jan 2021). Blog Entry.

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Recently, economists have voiced fears that the costly COVID-19 business support programmes rolled out by European governments could create ‘zombie firms’ – failing companies kept artificially alive by the continued extension of credit. Examining emergency credit provision in Germany, Dustin Voss, Toon Van Overbeke and Bob Hancké (LSE) argue that such concerns are largely unwarranted. A spectre is haunting ... Continued

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European Institute
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2021 14:24
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2021 23:03

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