Jan 6, 2022
Dr. Sophie Mitra, professor in the department of economics, co-director of the disability studies program, and founding director of the research consortium on disability at Fordham University, discusses the disability data initiative. Dr. Mitra shares her findings that people with disabilities are often not included in national surveys, not asked meaningful questions, and can be stigmatized. Dr. Mitra's work emphasizes that disability is common and that the inequalities associated with disability vary across countries.
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Disability Data Initiative: https://disabilitydata.ace.fordham.edu/
Disability Studies Program: Disability Studies | Fordham