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5 Lessons from the Coronavirus about Inequality in America

April 27, 2020

The coronavirus is a global threat, but the pandemic has an uneven impact across the U.S. It exacerbates existing inequalities and creates new challenges.

I think this crisis can teach several important lessons about inequality in America: how it hurts, who it hurts the most, why that’s the case and what can be done about it.

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About the Author

Jonathan Mijs

Jonathan Mijs

Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair

Mijs earned a P.h.D. in sociology from Harvard University in 2017. His research draws on ethnography, longitudinal data analysis, survey experiments, and computational methods to investigate how people perceive, explain and confront ...