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Center for Economic and Social Research

Center for Economic and Social Research

Explore the center’s innovative research in behavioral economics, connecting areas such as health, wellbeing and financial literacy.

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Doubling-down

Doubling-down

More and more, USC Dornsife students design dual majors for an added edge with job prospects.

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Looking the Wrong Way

Looking the Wrong Way

Lisa Bitel and Matt Gainer’s new book explores a contemporary visionary ritual devoted to the Virgin Mary in California’s Mojave Desert.

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Japan, Spies and the Roman Empire

Japan, Spies and the Roman Empire

Jacques Hymans, John Pollini and Steven Ross receive highly competitive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support their research.

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Grotesque Yet Beloved

Grotesque Yet Beloved

Richard Fox’s new book on Abraham Lincoln views the former president’s impact through the lens of his looks, his accessibility and his sacrifice.

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‘Housewife to House Speaker’

‘Housewife to House Speaker’

Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking female politician in American history, talks with USC Dornsife students about her journey through the American political landscape.

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