Did pandemic lockdowns and mandates directly fuel today’s economic crisis? Dr. Jay Bhattacharya – a Stanford professor and an expert on healthcare economics – joins Dr. Kelly Victory to speak on the devastating ways that lockdowns and mandates have affected the economy and especially those living in poverty.
Dr. Jay Bhattacharya is a Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research, a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and at the Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute. His research focuses on the economics of health care around the world with a particular emphasis on the health and well-being of vulnerable populations.
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