Research + Perspectives for the Pandemic

from the MIT SHASS community


Navigating an Unprecedented Time 

At this portal, you will find research and commentaries from the MIT SHASS faculty and community to inform policy and increase public understanding of the complex pandemic landscape. Content areas include the impacts of the pandemic on healthcare, the economy, education, the 2020 elections, daily life, and democracy. There is also a channel with music and other creative works that offer contemplative space, meaning, and uplift. To suggest new content, contact us at

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Research and Perspectives for the Pandemic

Explore MIT SHASS pandemic research + perspectives in these areas: 


Economic Impacts


Election 2020

The Arts

Civic Perspectives

Daily Life

Elective Affinities

To see a list of all external media publications on one page, visit:

Collected Media Publications


For additional Institute resources, visit:

MIT Information + Resources