There will be many lessons to be drawn from the so-called coronacrisis when the dust settles but one of them will certainly be that no recession looks alike. In just a few weeks, we have experienced the fastest bear market in history, with markets losing 20% in about 20 days. Then some of them regained 20% in even less time. Looking for regularities across market cycles would certainly have been of little help on the way down. Reassuringly though, recoveries look a lot more alike, as shown by recent research*.
*Verdad Capital, Crisis Investing: How to Maximize Return During Market Panics, 2020