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Misfortunes never come alone: The impact of the financial crisis on Covid-19 deaths

Is there a connection between the 2007-2009 financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic? Steven Ongena talks to Tim Phillips about the relation between both macroeconomic and financial losses derived from the financial crisis and the health outcomes associated with the first wave of the pandemic.You can find the paper behind this interview hereMisfortunes Never Come Alone: From the Financial Crisis to the Covid-19 Pandemic by Antonio Moreno, Steven Ongena, Alexia Ventula Veghazy and Alexander F. Wagner