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The Global COVID-19 Student Survey: First Wave Results

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  • Jaeger, David A.

    (University of St. Andrews)

  • Arellano-Bover, Jaime

    (Yale University)

  • Karbownik, Krzysztof

    (Emory University)

  • Martínez Matute, Marta

    (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

  • Nunley, John M.

    (University of Wisconsin, La Crosse)

  • Seals Jr., R. Alan

    (Auburn University)

  • Almunia, Miguel

    (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

  • Alston, Mackenzie

    (Florida State University)

  • Becker, Sascha O.

    (Monash University)

  • Beneito, Pilar

    (Universidad de Valencia)

  • Böheim, René

    (University of Linz)

  • Boscá, José E.

    (Universidad de Valencia)

  • Brown, Jessica H.

    (University of South Carolina)

  • Chang, Simon

    (University of Western Australia)

  • Cobb-Clark, Deborah A.

    (University of Sydney)

  • Danagoulian, Shooshan

    (Wayne State University, Detroit)

  • Donnally, Sandra

    (Lund University)

  • Eckrote-Nordland, Marissa

    (University of Wisconsin, La Crosse)

  • Farré, Lídia

    (University of Barcelona)

  • Ferri, Javier

    (Universidad de Valencia)

  • Fort, Margherita

    (University of Bologna)

  • Fruewirth, Jane Cooley

    (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

  • Gelding, Rebecca

    (University of Sydney)

  • Goodman, Allen C.

    (Wayne State University, Detroit)

  • Guldi, Melanie

    (University of Central Florida)

  • Häckl, Simone

    (University of Stavanger)

  • Hankin, Janet

    (Wayne State University, Detroit)

  • Imberman, Scott A.

    (Michigan State University)

  • Lahey, Joanna

    (Texas A&M University)

  • Llull, Joan

    (MOVE, Barcelona)

  • Mansour, Hani

    (University of Colorado Denver)

  • McFarlin, Isaac

    (University of Florida)

  • Meriläinen, Jaakko

    (ITAM, Mexico)

  • Mortlund, Tove

    (IFAU)

  • Nybom, Martin

    (Uppsala University)

  • O'Connell, Stephen D.

    (Emory University)

  • Sausgruber, Rupert

    (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)

  • Schwartz, Amy

    (Syracuse University)

  • Stuhler, Jan

    (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

  • Thiemann, Petra

    (Lund University)

  • van Veldhuizen, Roel

    (Lund University)

  • Wanamaker, Marianne H.

    (University of Tennessee)

  • Zhu, Maria

    (Syracuse University)

Abstract

University students have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We present results from the first wave of the Global COVID-19 Student Survey, which was administered at 28 universities in the United States, Spain, Australia, Sweden, Austria, Italy, and Mexico between April and October 2020. The survey addresses contemporaneous outcomes and future expectations regarding three fundamental aspects of students' lives in the pandemic: the labor market, education, and health. We document the differential responses of students as a function of their country of residence, parental income, gender, and for the US their race.

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  • Jaeger, David A. & Arellano-Bover, Jaime & Karbownik, Krzysztof & Martínez Matute, Marta & Nunley, John M. & Seals Jr., R. Alan & Almunia, Miguel & Alston, Mackenzie & Becker, Sascha O. & Beneito, Pil, 2021. "The Global COVID-19 Student Survey: First Wave Results," IZA Discussion Papers 14419, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
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    Keywords

    mental health; job market expectations; students; COVID-19;
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    JEL classification:

    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics

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