As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the world, we face an uncertain economic future. The pandemic has forced industries to shut down, led to plummeting markets, and brought about a medical crisis the likes of which humanity has not faced in generations. This situation has already proved to be a rapidly evolving one, and it will continue to change as actions are taken to mitigate the impact. You can stay up to date on the state of the global economy using intergovernmental organization resources accessible through IU Libraries.
The World Bank is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and users of IU Libraries can freely access the organizations eLibrary. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development recently published it’s twice yearly interim report, which addresses the risk that COVID-19 poses to the world economy. Current OECD materials are also freely accessible to IU Library users. The International Monetary Fund has announced a rapid distribution of emergency financing for low-income and emerging markets. IMF Data and the IMF eLibrary are both accessible through IU Libraries.