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March 16, 2020, Video: "The financial fallout of the epidemic is dramatic, with grim headlines predicting a deep global recession. Markets keep tumbling, no matter how much the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks try to intervene. This means businesses and workers are also in freefall, wondering whether or where they'll find a safety net. Harvard Kennedy school professor Jason Furman was a top economic advisor to President Barack Obama during the last meltdown -- the financial crisis of 2008."