Past Event

COVID-19 Research Workshop: Examining Anti-Asian Discrimination and the Economic Impacts of the Pandemic

September 25, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Online Event

This workshop will feature panel presentations and discussions on COVID-19 social science research with a focus on racial and economic inequalities. Join us to learn about the work led by population researchers at Columbia University and exchange ideas about how we can address existing gaps.

Panel 1: Anti-Asian Discrimination 


  • Neeraj Kaushal, Professor of Social Policy and Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology- Attitudes towards Asians during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Qin Gao, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work and Xiaofang Liu, Survey coordinator and Doctoral Candidate- Stand Against Anti-Asian Discrimination during COVID-19: A Call for Action
  • Douglas Almond, Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs- The COVID-19 Pandemic and Anti-Chinese Sentiment on Social Media

Discussant: Goleen Samari, Assistant Professor of Population and Family Health 

Panel 2: Economic Impacts


  • Zach Parolin, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center on Poverty and Social Policy- Projecting Poverty Rates during the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Eliza Kinsey, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology- COVID-19 and Food Insecurity: An Ongoing Crisis
  • Elizabeth Ananat, Associate Professor of Economics- Ongoing Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Vulnerable Families

Discussant: Malo Hutson, Associate Professor in Urban Planning 

This event is open to CPRC members only. A registration link will be sent via email. 

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