Life in the Time of COVID-19: Grading the U.S. on its Handling of the COVID -19 Pandemic

With the new school year rapidly approaching, it’s an appropriate time to see what grade people would give the United States on its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of IntelliSurvey’s most recent ‘Life in the Time of COVID-19’ survey, fielded in the US on August 14, 2020 among 1018 adults in the … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Grading the U.S. on its Handling of the COVID -19 Pandemic”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Personal Impact and Beliefs by Race/Ethnicity

Since the end of March, 2020, IntelliSurvey has conducted 13 surveys in its ‘Life in the Time of COVID-19’ series, with each online survey fielded among a nationally representative sample of ~1000 US respondents. One drawback with this sampling approach is that it can be difficult to compare the results by race and/or ethnicity since … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Personal Impact and Beliefs by Race/Ethnicity”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Behaviors and Beliefs Five Months Into the US Pandemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the first US cases of non-travel-related COVID-19 were confirmed in late February 2020. Five months later, many states are still struggling to contain the virus, and as of this week, more than 150,000 Americans have died from this highly infectious disease.  IntelliSurvey’s most recent ‘Life in the … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Behaviors and Beliefs Five Months Into the US Pandemic”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Differences in Pandemic Experience and Perceptions by Race and Ethnicity

A recent comprehensive review of data on nearly 1.5 million US coronavirus patients, conducted by the New York Times (“The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus,” July 5, 2020), presents compelling evidence that the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 are having disproportionately negative impacts on communities of color in the United States. As … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Differences in Pandemic Experience and Perceptions by Race and Ethnicity”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Summer Plans

Schools may be out for summer but, as with much of daily life, summer vacations might look a bit different this year amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. IntelliSurvey’s “Life in the Time of COVID-19” survey fielded on June 5, 2020 asked a nationally representative sample of 1,029 Americans and 959 Britons about their summer plans. In … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Summer Plans”

Life in the Time of Covid-19: The financial impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the US economy, with more than 40 million Americans filing for unemployment since March. IntelliSurvey’s May 22, 2020 US “Life in the Time of Covid-19” survey, conducted among a nationally representative sample of 1026 Americans, included a number of questions related to the financial impact of … Continue reading “Life in the Time of Covid-19: The financial impact of COVID-19”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Perspectives and politics in the UK

In a time of increased political polarization, it stands to reason that people would have divergent views on all sorts of issues, and their perspectives about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are no exception.  A recent installment of IntelliSurvey’s “Life in the Time of COVID-19” online survey series, conducted on 8 May, 2020 among 938 adults … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Perspectives and politics in the UK”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: How can we help each other?

The COVID-19 virus has disrupted people’s lives all over the world in ways that were previously unimaginable. In the US, unemployment has risen to an unprecedented level, nearly 100,000 have lost their lives to the virus, and anxiety and uncertainty about the future are widespread.  IntelliSurvey’s most recent US ‘Life in the Time of COVID-19’ … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: How can we help each other?”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Resuming Public Activities

With summer rapidly approaching, the United States is seeing more debate at the national and state levels about when and how to start reopening public life.  While public officials will be the primary drivers of when, in what form, and which businesses can reopen, public sentiments about the safety and necessity will ultimately determine which … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Resuming Public Activities”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Is there a Silver Lining?

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread around the world, the number of confirmed cases is currently approaching 4 million, and the death toll from the pandemic has surpassed 250,000.  The impact on the global economy has been devastating, and it seems unlikely that life will return to ‘normal’ anytime soon. Needless to say, good … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Is there a Silver Lining?”