As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold, European governments have been developing public stimulus packages to help relaunch the economy and avoid a historic recession. The European Investment Bank (EIB) will play a flagship role under the EU recovery package in response to the health crisis and its economic consequences.

In this context, Counter Balance publishes a policy brief highlighting key challenges around this new counter-cyclical role devoted to the EIB, and flagging our key recommendations for the future funds to truly benefit European citizens and territories.

2020 Policy brief EIB role in COVID recovery title page

EIB's role in the COVID-19 crisis response