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Mr. David Coady, Samir Jahan, Baoping Shang, and Riki Matsumoto

current COVID-19 pandemic. 1 The primary objective of GMI schemes is to provide households with enough income to prevent them falling into poverty. 2 Benefit levels are typically determined by comparing household “needs” with household “means”. Needs reflect both household size and composition, as well as other characteristics such as disability status and local housing costs. Means reflect income both from work and assets. The means-tested nature of GMI schemes, with benefits withdrawn as other household income increases, can result in strong work disincentives