The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the Bay Area’s economy, shuttering beloved bars and music venues, pushing formerly high-flying tech companies to lay off hundreds of workers and leading one economist to dub it the Great Recession 2.0.

But the current crisis has differed from the 2008-2009 financial crash in some key aspects, including who is bearing the brunt of the job losses.

A recent report from the Public Policy Institute of California found that industries such as finance and insurance, which took some of the biggest hits during the Great Recession, have been barely touched by the coronavirus crisis. Meanwhile, restaurant cooks, hotel concierges, barbers, custodians and other service industry workers have had the biggest job losses during the current crisis though they were less

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