“I called Constantine Yannelis up, and he told me that he and his co-authors were continuing to work on the study, which had found a correlation between private equity-owned nursing homes and their quality ratings—after private equity comes in, nursing homes tend to reduce their staffing, with an eye toward efficiency. ‘There is also a preliminary,’ and here Yannelis stressed the word preliminary, ‘correlation between private equity ownership of nursing homes and Covid deaths.'” Lucy Shiller in The Baffler: Aging in Place: On Covid-19 and the lucrative world of ‘senior living.'”