Though a large majority of Americans believe wearing a mask is an effective way to protect themselves from COVID-19, many still don’t wear them — including three in 10 Angelenos — even while engaging in higher risk activities, according to new findings from the USC Dornsife Understanding Coronavirus in America Study. [3¼ min read]
The gap in net worth between Americans at either end of the economic spectrum is reaching record proportions. A free, day-long conference, open to the public and hosted by USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research, will address the issue.
The controversial landmark poll that predicted Trump’s strong showing in the 2016 presidential election provides the framework for a new California survey collaboration.
Daniel Benjamin of the Center for Economic and Social Research projects a vision of how analyzing the big data of genetics may improve social policy intervention and life outcomes.
Researchers say they will further examine results of their "unusual" Daybreak Poll to better understand the dynamics behind it.
Researchers from USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research co-host a conference on creating change in human behavior that benefits the public good.
Social science researchers from USC and the Brookings Institution convene to discuss how behavioral and policy changes can improve people’s overall health.
In a study co-authored by Arie Kapteyn, elderly participants in poor countries given extra income spent money on food, medication and doctor visits.
The new Center for Self-Report Science at USC Dornsife, led by behavioral scientist and psychologist Arthur Stone, is helping to get the most accurate answers possible to questionnaires measuring health given by doctors, public opinion polls and more.