Throughout the global pandemic, Chicago Booth faculty have published a significant amount of COVID-19 social impact research, from presenting a price-theory approach to COVID-19 lockdown and reopening policies to examining the impact of the virus on supply chains and credit risk.
Click here for the latest results from a research partnership between the Rustandy Center and the UChicago Inclusive Economy Lab.
The UChicago Inclusive Economy Lab and the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation have embarked on a series of joint research projects to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on small businesses and households. Scroll down for the latest results.
Researchers are analyzing daily time-card data for nearly 40,000 small businesses in the United States, tracking changes in hours worked before and after the COVID-19 crisis began. In collaboration with Homebase, data includes varying sizes of small businesses across 10 industries.
Research and insights from Alexander W. Bartik, Marianne Bertrand, Feng Lin, Jesse Rothstein, and Matt Unrath.Update: Labor Market Recovery Stalls as COVID-19 Cases Surge
Researchers conducted a multiple-wave COVID-19 household panel survey with respondents in the United States between April to October 2020. Academics gathered frequent data from the same group of respondents over time to better understand how individuals were coping with the pandemic.
Research and insights from Marianne Bertrand, Guglielmo Briscese, Maddalena Grignani, and Salma Nassar.Is COVID-19 Changing Americans’ Beliefs and Preferences?
Research and insights from Marianne Bertrand, Guglielmo Briscese, Maddalena Grignani, and Salma Nassar.How COVID-19 is Changing Americans’ Behaviors, Expectations, and Political Views
Researchers are studying the economic impact of COVID-19 on a nationally representative sample of Indian households, examining how incomes have changed, how households are coping, and how this varies across sociodemographic groups and states in India.
The researchers document the evolution of unemployment, employment, income and consumption during and after the lockdown.Employment, Income, and Consumption in India During and After the Lockdown
Among the findings: 84 percent of Indian households have lost income due to the lockdown.How are Indian Households Coping Under the COVID-19 Lockdown? Eight Key Findings
Researchers at the Rustandy Center are compiling datasets related to the COVID-19 crisis.
The research team at the Rustandy Center is compiling data sets to track COVID-19 data by state, including stay-at-home orders, business regulations, and COVID-19 cases by zip code.COVID19 Data Sources for Researchers