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As an organization committed to informing the public by providing facts and analysis about the most pressing issues of the day, Pew Research Center pivoted in the early days of the U.S. outbreak to cover the far-reaching impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on our society.
We have enlisted staff from all research areas at the Center, applying their technical capacities, subject matter expertise and creativity to capture multiple facets of how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting life at the local, national and international level. Since mid-March, we have produced more than 50 reports and articles, all of which can be found here.
Michael Dimock, president of Pew Research Center
As we design our research, we are thinking about contributing information that matters today, but also laying foundations for research that will address critical questions that will arise in the years to come. In many ways, the COVID-19 crisis is accelerating several of the core trends we have been studying for decades, including political realignment, restructuring of personal and family lives, where people place their trust, expectations around the social contract, the future of work, and loneliness, isolation, community and faith.
We are also focusing our efforts on studying the impact of the crisis on key subgroups that are often overlooked. If there is a single takeaway from what we’ve seen over the first two months, it is that the personal, economic, health and opportunity effects of this crisis differ widely, and those disparities may grow and persist. Ensuring
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