Originally published in repec.org on 13 May 2020

This paper uses a Social Accounting Matrix for Bangladesh for the year 2017 to understand the impacts of COVID-19 on the economy. In addition it addresses counterfactual questions regarding various scenarios to assist both endangered sectors and vulnerable population by using both a SAM-based model and HIES, LFS and other satellite accounts data. Both short rn and medium run scenarios as well as pertinent financing aspects are discussed.