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COVID-19

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As a leading public policy center, the Carsey School of Public Policy has focused its recent efforts on understanding the current COVID-19 pandemic and in engaging with local communities and residents to support them through this crisis.

These efforts have taken a number of forms and include a variety of research publications on the pandemic’s effects around the state and nation, and a series of webinar talks with research authors.

We’ll update this page regularly with new research, events, and news out of the Carsey School regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have questions or would like some additional information, please contact us.

View the UNH COVID-19 Updates and Resources Webpage

  Conversations with Carsey Researchers

Watch a series of talks we've conducted with some of our authors on their COVID-19 Research.

New Data Show One-in-Six Children Were Poor Before COVID-19 Pandemic

Carsey School researchers Jessica Carson and Sarah Boege discuss their latest brief, which examines U.S. Census Bureau data that shows that child poverty levels fell slightly in 2019 from 2018, but that still one in six children lives in poverty. More importantly though, 2019 child poverty declines are likely now outdated due to the COVID-19-related recession, the effects of which may last years. For instance, child poverty had still not yet returned to pre-Great Recession rates from 2007 in all states by 2019, illustrating that recovery in child poverty can be a long process.

Update on the COVID-19 Economic Crisis: By State Jobs Report

Carsey Director Michael Ettlinger and Policy Analyst Jordan Hensley provide an update on the economy and employment data from the COVID-19 Economic Crisis: By State report. The latest numbers show that employment levels are well down from their February levels, and that states with the highest cases of COVID-19 are seeing the worst job growth.

The Inequities of Job Loss and Recovery Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Corey Sparks and Rogelio Saenz of UTSA – The University of Texas at San Antonio joined the Carsey School to discuss their research into inequities in job loss and recovery over the last several months of the pandemic. Their recent research brief highlights the wide variations in unemployment and the level of job loss over the last several months that have taken place to date across the nation’s demographic groups that have historically suffered disparities in the workforce, including persons of color, women, and immigrants.

  COVID-19 Research Briefs at Carsey

 NH Listens COVID-19 News

The New Hampshire Listens Team

With COVID-19 Quarantine, Going Online Brings New Opportunities for NH Listens

With COVID-19 Quarantine, Going Online Brings New Opportunities for NH Listens

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With COVID-19 Quarantine, Going Online Brings New Opportunities for NH Listens

Thursday, July 09, 2020
The New Hampshire Listens team. From top left clockwise, Bruce Mallory, co-founder and senior advisor; Carrie Portrie, program manager; Michele Holt-Shannon, co-founder and director; and Andres Mejia, program manager. Since its founding 10 years ago, the civic engagement group New Hampshire Listens (NH Listens) – a part of the Carsey School of Public Policy – has made face-to-face...

Carsey COVID-19 News

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Carsey School Responds to COVID-19

Carsey School Responds to COVID-19

New Research and Outreach Activities Related to Pandemic...

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COVID Collaboration

COVID Collaboration

Six interdisciplinary research projects launched to address coronavirus issues...

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Seacoast Online: Overall Effects of Coronavirus and Other Pandemics

Seacoast Online: Overall Effects of Coronavirus and Other Pandemics

Seacoast Online: Overall Effects of Coronavirus and Other Pandemics

What does COVID-19 bring besides sickness and death, and what does it leave in its wake? Dr....

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The New York Times: Poll finds people who consume conservative media are less likely to wear masks

The New York Times: Poll finds people who consume conservative media are less likely to wear masks

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CNN: People who consume conservative media are less likely to wear masks, poll of New Hampshire residents finds

CNN: People who consume conservative media are less likely to wear masks, poll of New Hampshire residents finds

Lawrence Hamilton and Thomas Safford...

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