First published on
03 December 2021
Economic Brief 68

The COVID-shock and the new macroeconomic landscape: taking stock and looking ahead


This Economic Brief discusses the potential contributions of a currency board arrangement as a possible external anchor that could help stabilise Lebanon’s economy.


Uwe Böwer, European Commission.

Information and identifiers

Economic Brief 68. December 2021. Brussels. PDF 16pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BE-21-005-EN-N (online)

ISBN 978-92-76-29623-2 (online)

ISSN 2443-8014 (online)

doi:10.2765/361198 (online)

JEL classification: E52, E58, O53


European Economy Economic Briefs are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.


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