Posted on April 15, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Faculty Associates News, P-cubed News

Roosevelt House Public Policy Program instructor, James Parrott, Director of Economic and Fiscal Policies at the Center for New York Affairs at The New School, and Lina Moe, Graduate Student in Economics at The New School, co-author a report focusing on what they call the “new strain of inequality” that  the Covid-19 outbreak is creating in the social and economic life in New York City. The report, entitled “The New Strain of Inequality: The Economic Impact of Covid-19 in New York City,” estimates that the city will have lost some 1.2 million jobs by the end of April – a downward spiral that began in mid-March, when school and business closings were mandated and drastic social distancing measures ordered to check the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Read the full report here.