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May 2020

Our Covid19 UAS tracking poll is in the news:  Arie Kapteyn was interviewed on ABC news this morning on how the job losses are affecting Los Angeles and women more so than other groups.  More coverage in the Pasadena StarSan Gabriel Valley Tribune and the Daily News on LA County being hard hit economically by the virus. On May 12th USC released this press release on behavior changes from our Understanding Cornona Virus in America study, which was picked up by CityLab.



 


APRIL 2020

Covid-19 panel data is being collected each week on the Understanding America Study. Here is an article in the LA Times which highlights the findings of joblessness and uncertainty and a press release from USC noting the plans for regular data.  Kyla Thomas was featured on CBS news discussing findings from our Los Angeles sample.  We were also featured in London's Daily Mail on our findings about out of work Angelenos (about half the county reported work hours or job loss).  


MARCH 2020

We fielded a survey March 10th to members of the Understanding America Study. An early data release is here, which covers findings about behavioral changes and perceived risk.



We published related blog posts here:  https://healthpolicy.usc.edu/evidence-base/