2024 | CESR in the News
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January – Margy Gatz
Steve Lopez quoted Dr. Margy Gatz in the Los Angeles Times on Aging and Memory
Lila Rabinovich and Francisco Perez-Arce’s work exploring effects of Social Security claiming for partial retirees in the UAS was picked up by Apple News, finding that lost benefits for returning to work are not always anticipated.
The Understanding America Study is referenced in this article in the Washington Post about the end of paper checks and the near death of cash. The Atlanta Fed has been collecting annual payment preference data in the UAS for many years and had noted these trends along with other growing trends in app based payments and bitcoin ownership.
Jeremy Burke was featured in an article on Wallet Hub discussing credit cards and credit history for students.
New release on findings in LA county on food insecurity, using the Understanding America Study. Throughout 2022, 37% of low-income residents of Los Angeles County lacked access to sufficient food for an active, healthy life. That’s 10 points more than in 2018, before the pandemic struck, according to research published by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange.