Background on the Yale Labor Survey

Funding. The YLS has been funded by the Tobin Center at Yale University and the Lounsbery Foundation.

IRB Authorization. The survey as of April 10, 2020 has received Yale IRB approval [#2000027860] and for a revised survey [#MOD00031879] on July 13, 2020.

Conflicts of interest. Foote and Nordhaus declare no financial conflicts of interest with the research. Rivers has a conflict of interest as an employee and shareholder in YouGov.

Disclaimers. The views expressed in this study are those of the authors and do not indicate concurrence by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, the principals of the Board of Governors, the Federal Reserve System, Yale University, Stanford University, or YouGov. The initial surveys were conducted by YouGov for their own research purposes, and the ones after April 15 were financed with funds provided by or through Yale University.

Background as of August 18, 2020