Zombie firms: An analysis of business sector vulnerability post-COVID-19
Fecha: enero 2022
Fernando Rojas, Francisco del Olmo, Diego Aires
Many companies that were not viable before the pandemic have survived thanks to financing and policy measures aimed at keeping money and credit flowing during the crisis. As support measures come to an end, these “zombie firms”, now exposed to increased borrowing costs on the back of upcoming rate hikes, may pose a risk to the global economy and financial sector.