How will the COVID-19 Recession Impact People with Disabilities in Rural America?
Fact sheet discussing ways in which rural people with disabilities are especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 recession. Analyzes data from the 2015 and 2016 Survey of Household Economics and Decision-making and the American Time Use Survey 2017-18 Leave and Job Flexibilities Module. Features statistics on numbers of people with disabilities who have emergency funds, paid sick leave, and jobs that can be done from home, with breakdowns by rural or metropolitan location.
Bryce Ward, Andrew Myers, Catherine Ipsen, Lauren Smith
University of Montana Rural Institute: A Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Employment and unemployment · Infectious diseases · People with disabilities · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data