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June 22, 2020

NYU Adds “COVID Local Risk Index” to City Health Dashboard

The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health and the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at NYU recently added a “COVID Local Risk Index” to their City Health Dashboard. The index uses housing, health, demographic, and economic indicators from the American Community Survey (ACS)…

June 8, 2020

Reports Detail Expansion of Neighborhood Poverty

Two reports released by the Economic Innovation Group detail the growth and persistence of high-poverty neighborhoods in the U.S. over the last 40 years. The reports, “The Expanded Geography of High-Poverty Neighborhoods” and “The Persistence of Neighborhood Poverty,” find that since 1980, the…

June 1, 2020

Opportunity Insights Releases Economic Tracker

Opportunity Insights (OI) launched a real-time Economic Tracker that provides current data on the economic impacts of COVID-19. The tracker includes indictors from six domains: employment, consumer spending, business revenue and activity, online educational progress/participation, public health,…

June 1, 2020

Census Launches Household Pulse Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau, in collaboration with five federal agencies, began administering a Household Pulse Survey to collect data on household experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey collects data on household employment, food security, health status, housing security, and educational…