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Contextualising the worst fall in economic output for 300 years

26 November 2020

Dr Judy Stephenson (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) explains that the economic slump of 1706 and 1709 were due to arctic temperatures across Europe, as well as discussing the parallels with the current drop in output due to Covid-19.

BBC World Service’s ‘Newshour’ (from 19 mins 17 secs)