As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many Washington State University researchers refocused their efforts on the disease and its impacts. Below are some of the research projects going in the School of Economic Sciences.
Amaechina, E., A. Amoah, F. Amuakwa-Mensa, S. Amuakwa-Mensa, E. Bbaale, J. Bonilla, J. Bruhl, J. Cook, N. Chukwuone, D. Fuente, R. Madrigal-Ballestero, R. Marin, P. Khanh Nam, J. Otieno, R. Ponce, C. Saldarriaga, F. Vasquez Lavin, B. Viguera, and M. Visser. 2020. “Policy Responses to Ensure Access to Water and Sanitation Services During COVID-19: Snapshots from the Environment for Development (EfD) Network.” Water Economics and Policy, 6(4): 2071002. https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/10.1142/S2382624X20710022
Cowan, Benjamin W. 2020. “Short-run Effects of COVID-19 on U.S. Worker Transitions.” Working Paper Series (National Bureau of Economic Research) no. w27315 https://www.nber.org/papers/w27315
COVID-19 Factsheet Series
Jeff Luckstead, Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr., and Heather A. Snell. Labor Issues in the Food Supply Chain Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/aepp.13090
Paper: Mandal, B., Cho, S.H., Porto, N., Kiss, E., Saboe-Wounded Head, L. “Health Insurance Loss and Medicaid Enrollment during the Covid-19 Pandemic.”
Paper: Mandal, B. “Statewide Mask Mandate’s Effect on Mental Health and Job Loss Expectation during the Covid-19 Pandemic.”
Lusk, J.L. and J.J. McCluskey, 2020. “Consumer Behavior During the Pandemic.” In Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Food and Agricultural Markets, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), pp. 11-13. Available at https://www.cast-science.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/QTA2020-3-COVID-Impacts.pdf.
Jill McCluskey and Ron Mittelhammer:
Paper: Watson, P., J.A. Winfree, J.J. McCluskey, and R.C. Mittelhammer, “Liquor consumption changes from Covid-19,” Allied Social Sciences Association annual meetings, virtual, January 3-5, 2021.
Grant: J.J. McCluskey, and R.C. Mittelhammer. “Analysis of Disruptions in Specialty Crop Markets from COVID-19.” USDA cooperative agreement.