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Assessing the Social Consequences of COVID-19 (ASCC)

Robert Gordon Rinderknecht, Doan Long (University of Maryland, USA), Liana C. Sayer (University of Maryland, USA), Jessica N. Fish (University of Maryland, USA), Kelsey J. Drotning (University of Maryland, USA)

We study how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the time-use and wellbeing of U.S. residents. Our data include both traditional surveys and daily time diaries collected prior to and during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Detailed Description

Predicted stress level changes after the COVID-19 outbreak by mothering status and work hours

Results show that among full-time working women, mothers reported smaller stress increases than nonmothers. Stress increased similarly among part-time and nonemployed mothers and nonmothers © Yan et al. 2022

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Drotning, K. J.; Doan, L.; Sayer, L. C.; Fish, J. N.; Rinderknecht, R. G.:
Journal of Family Violence 38:2, 189–201. (2023)    
Rinderknecht, R. G.; Doan, L.; Sayer, L. C.:
Journal of Time Use Research 17:1, 45–72. (2022)    
Yan, X.; Sayer, L. C.; Negraia, D. V.; Rinderknecht, R. G.; Doan, L.; Drotning, K. J.; Fish, J. N.; Buck, C.:
Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 8, 1–21. (2022)    
Fish, J. N.; Salerno, J. P.; Williams, N. D.; Rinderknecht, R. G.; Drotning, K. J.; Sayer, L. C.; Doan, L.:
LGBT Health 8:4, 263–272. (2021)    
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