National Income Dynamics Study-Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey


About the National Income Dynamics Study Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey



The National Income Dynamics Study-Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (NIDS-CRAM) is a telephonic follow up survey to a sub-sample of household residents from the NIDS Wave 5 (2017) survey. The sample size is 7,073. Each household interview was approximately 20-minutes and covered the topics of employment, hunger, migration, grant-receipt, and demographics, as well as COVID-19 risk perceptions and behaviour. At least four waves of the NIDS-CRAM panel survey are scheduled for 2020, with the aim of following the same individuals over an 8-month period (April - November 2020). The survey data will provide policy-makers and the public with rapid, reliable panel data on key measures of individual and household welfare. The survey is funded by Allan and Gill Gray Philanthropy, the FEM Education Foundation and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The NIDS-CRAM Working Papers and further information are available on the project website.

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