A USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research scholar explains how the lack of financial education for older women impacts society and the economy, and how underserved groups could benefit from financial literacy training.
More than 7 million Americans have MCI and don’t know it. That’s worrisome since early diagnosis is key to delaying onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
The USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research finds that 45% of parents of children and adolescents are concerned about potential long-term risks from the COVID-19 vaccine, and 18% fear they’ll be viewed as responsible if their child becomes sick after the vaccination.
The Understanding America Study, created and managed by the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research, enables scholars at USC and other institutions to quickly take the pulse of the country.
Comparing national law enforcement databases with the Fatal Encounters open-source database, USC Dornsife researchers find significant discrepancies in reporting of deaths caused by police.
Though Americans widely support teaching K-12 students about slavery and racial inequality, most don’t want books with LGBTQ themes made available in schools, according to a new report from USC Dornsife and USC Rossier researchers.
Nearly a quarter of Los Angeles County households experienced food insecurity over the last 12 months — up 7 percentage points since the end of 2021, according to a new study released by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange.
USC Dornsife’s latest LABarometer survey on affordability and prosperity in Los Angeles finds that more than half the county experienced rising costs for local goods and services as well as housing in 2021 — up from 38% in 2020.
The National Officer Involved Homicide Database, developed by researchers at the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research, includes data from more than a dozen sources regarding factors that may be associated with officer-involved homicides. [3 min read]