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Design Considerations and Interesting Features of SME Support Programs

Over the past four months, governments have announced more than 700 programs to provide assistance to small- and medium-sized enterprises. These firms are vital to the world economy and are particularly vulnerable to the COVID-19 shock. 

 YPFS has compiled a list of design considerations for policymakers in developing and implementing SME support programs. Under each design consideration, we have a number of observations regarding interesting features and design challenges seen across programs to date. 

 Download this PDF to access our resource.