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Social Science Research Council


Surveillance and the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19: public health, data, and justice

This report maps a range of social fault lines and data-related challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has raised. In the process, it highlights some emerging best practices and lessons learned that can guide future emergency responses.

A decade undone: youth disconnection in the age of coronavirus

This report, written in the months before the COVID-19 pandemic, presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole, as well as by gender, race and ethnicity, region, state, metro area, county, and congressional district.

The field of climate and security: a scan of the literature

The first meeting of the Academic Network examined the frameworks and methodologies used by academics to study the nexus between climate change and risks to sustaining peace, as well as the ways in which climate factors might affect the UN prevention agenda. The SSRC commissioned...

Making the connection: transportation and youth disconnection

This report presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole - by gender, by race and ethnicity, by region, by state, and by metro area. It explores factors associated with youth disconnection and makes recommendations for addressing them.

ARL-SSRC Meeting on Open Scholarship in the social sciences: summary and next steps

This report outlines the presentations given and the themes that emerged in discussion around shared interests, challenges to openness, and conditions for successful action, that emerged from a meeting held in December 2018 with 30 leaders of scholarly communities.