The disciplines in this field seek to deepen our understanding of how people behave in a wide variety of contexts and to assess the consequences of individual, group, and societal decisions. Collectively, Social Science seeks to explain and investigate the functioning of society and address the vast array of pressing contemporary issues that affect individual and societal well-being.
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Political scientists track government responses to COVID-19
Sociologists have moved to Abu Dhabi to study other migrants
Together, we are gaining better insight into human nature
Research shows it pays to know someone at the job you want
Health behaviors and trust in government
Economic consequences and social impact
Robert Kubinec and a team of researchers created an index to gauge the governments’ reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak and found patterns in policy-making that could help provide a glimpse into the future of humanity’s fight against the coronavirus.
Kinga Makovi and Malte Reichelt, assistant professors of the Social Research and Public Policy program at NYU Abu Dhabi, are working with a network of academics to study the immediate, short, and long-term social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Germany and Singapore.
Melina Platas, Assistant Professor of Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi, provided analysis on US government polls that shows how Republicans and Democrats trust of the US President impact their perception of COVID-19’s threat to public health and public life.