Experiences with the COVID-19 outbreak can vary for Americans of different ages
Here's what our surveys have found about how Americans across the age spectrum have experienced the coronavirus pandemic.
Unemployment rose higher in three months of COVID-19 than it did in two years of the Great Recession
The experiences of several groups of workers in the COVID-19 outbreak vary notably from how they experienced the Great Recession.
In Taiwan and across the region, many support closer economic ties with both U.S. and mainland China
When it comes to economic relations, some in Taiwan are more willing to work with both Beijing and Washington.
A majority of Americans say immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want
About three-quarters of U.S. adults say undocumented immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want.
Hispanic women, immigrants, young adults, those with less education hit hardest by COVID-19 job losses
The drop in employment in three months of the COVID-19 recession is more than double the drop effected by the Great Recession over two years.
Amid coronavirus crisis, Americans and Germans see changing world in different ways
Germans are increasingly negative about their relationship with the U.S. Also, Germans are more comfortable than Americans with globalization.
Majority of Americans who lost a job or wages due to COVID-19 concerned states will reopen too quickly
68% of those who have lost jobs or taken a pay cut due to COVID-19 are concerned that state governments will lift restrictions too quickly.
In Taiwan, Views of Mainland China Mostly Negative
There is widespread support in Taiwan for increased economic and political ties with the U.S. While many are wary of stronger political ties with mainland China, about half would favor stronger economic relations.
A third of Americans experienced high levels of psychological distress during the coronavirus outbreak
Distress levels changed little overall from March to April, but this concealed considerable change at the individual level over this period.
Telework may save U.S. jobs in COVID-19 downturn, especially among college graduates
90% of the decrease in employment between February and March arose from positions that could not be teleworked.
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