The article is devoted to the comparative analysis and assessment of public policy measures aimed at state support of businesses and households in the foreign economies during the entry into the COVID-19 pandemics (i. e. in March 2020). We take into account first economic results of the acute phase of pandemics published in May and June 2020. We identify common and specific approaches of the governments of China, Italy, France, Germany, Czech Rep, and the USA. We formulate the recommendations on possible anti-crisis measures of public policy to protect businesses and households in case of new waves of pandemics and new crises.
Keywords: COVID-19, public support, anti-crisis policy, fiscal policy, pandemics.
JEL codes: E65, E60, H84.
Alexander A. Kurdin, Alexandra R. Kolomiets, Olga A. Markova, Valeriya D. Sluzhevskaya, Irina N. Filippova, Anastasia A. Shpakova Entering the Pandemic: First Measures of Economic Support and First Results // Scientific Research of Faculty of Economics. Electronic Journal. 2020. Volume 12. Issue 2. P. 7-25