A resumption of activity should happen as soon as possible, once the medical pre-conditions have been established and are being met. This requires a clear exit-strategy and several steps to enable the return to the previous welfare- and growth data levels.
After securing the survival during the crisis via various liquidity lines and bridging loans, the restart of the economy requires in particular the re-launch of public infrastructure, especially of schools and kindergartens. To facilitate a coordinated and synchronized re-start of complex industrial value chains, we need clear signals on the planned schedule. A tax policy driven departure signal and a demand-side focused growth programme could make an important contribution for a new economic dynamic after the crisis.