Research Grants

Funding For:

Health and Economic Incidence of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Equity / Coronavirus


Maria Polyakova, Stanford University

Grant Period:

Jun 01, 2020 - Jul 31, 2021



Summary of the Project:

Conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Census Bureau, this study will document the early quantitative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality, unemployment rates, income and hours worked for different socio-demographic and socio-economic populations across geographic locations. Insights from this work will provide a broad look at early pandemic impacts beyond the health care system and enhance understanding of how different population subgroups have fared.

Grantee Publications

February 1, 2021

Racial Disparities In Excess All-Cause Mortality During The Early COVID-19 Pandemic Varied Substantially Across States

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Author: M Polyakova, V Udalova, G Kocks, K Genadek, K Finlay, A Finkelstein

November 10, 2020

Initial economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is more widespread across ages and geographies than initial mortality impacts

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Author: M Polyakova, G Kocks, V Udalova, A Finkelstein