Children, COVID-19, and its Consequences

This pilot will  analyze how COVID-19 is affecting familial economic precarity and child well-being in a sample of families in Durham, NC, Pittsburgh,  PA, Seattle, WA and New Brunswick, NJ. Economic precarity is defined as a multi-dimensional concept that includes income and wealth scarcity, economic hardship, food insecurity, parental unemployment, lack of health insurance, and residential instability. Data collection in four sites across the country vary substantially by severity of infection, policy and economic context, and sociodemographic make-up.