Timing County Hospital Bed Shortfall during COVID-19

On March 16, WRI released a research brief comparing estimates of available hospital beds in South Jersey with the likely demand for hospital beds under three coronavirus spread scenarios. This follow-up brief updates the previous model and predicts when demand for hospital beds will first surpass capacity in each of the 21 New Jersey counties.

A growing problem for millennials: Thousands of ‘friends,’ no one to hang out with

Over the last few years, studies including ones conducted by the University of Pennsylvania, market researchers YouGov and Monitoring the Future, an annual survey funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, have found the same thing: Instead of experiencing social media as a supportive community, young people are finding that prolonged time on it makes them … Continue reading A growing problem for millennials: Thousands of ‘friends,’ no one to hang out with