COVID-19 and Public Policy and Management discussion hosted in workshop May 1

As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, issues for public policy and management are emerging rapidly.  Research presented in this working paper series discusses the pandemic and recovery, especially in regard to the role of technology and new data.  The Center on Technology, Data and Society is hosting an online workshop featuring this research from noon to 3 pm on Friday, May 1.


To attend this workshop, register in advance at

Working papers will be available on the CTDS website after the workshop

Comments to the authors are welcome.

Moderators:  Anthony Howell and Lily Hsueh

• 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Karen Mossberger, Measuring the Digital Economy at the
Grassroots: What Role Will It Play in Resilience Across Diverse Communities?
• 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Traci Morris and Brian Howard, COVID-19: The Impact of Limited
Internet Access and Issues with Social Distancing for Native Students
• 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Umair Ali and Chris Herbst, COVID-19 and the Demand for Child
Care: Preliminary Evidence
• 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Jesse Lecy, The Economics of Evidence: What COVID-19 can Teach
Us about the Value of Data Economies and their Impact on Policy
• 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Yushim Kim, Seong Soo Oh and Chan Wang, From Uncoordinated
Patchworks to a Coordinated System: MERS-CoV and COVID-19 in Korea
• 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Discussion