Poorer paid workers in European countries are being worst affected by the COVID-19 economic impact, Oxford University’s Dr Juan Palomino has told CGTN’s The Agenda with Stephen Cole.

Deaths from coronavirus appear to be higher among people from disadvantaged backgrounds and now Palomino, of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, at Oxford, has said that financially, poorer people are also likely to be hit harder.

“In economic terms we know there is a huge impact in overall unemployment and decreasing GDP,” he said. “But based on the different ability that people have to work and these conditions, the lockdown, and social distance, in terms

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