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Professor Robert Engle comments on how the coronavirus pandemic could be a "dress rehearsal" to more crises

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Excerpt from China Daily -- "Robert Engle, 2003 Nobel Prize laureate in Economics and a professor at New York University, made the comment during a video forum organized by the University of Science and Technology of China on Tuesday. The economist said the warning has been made by many scientists and he believes it to be so. He worries that the pandemic could be just a 'dress rehearsal' to more crises. This pandemic is highly associated with a zoonotic virus and with climate warming, such crises may become more frequent as animals migrate, said Engle, before he moved on to his lecture's focus on financial issues."

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