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.
In an effort to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, government agencies and companies offer various prizes and giveaways. But will these incentives make a difference? [5¾ min read]
Nobel laureate and Presidential Professor of Economics at USC Dornsife Angus Deaton and economist Anne Case say the pandemic also exacerbates deaths of despair. [2¼ min read]
As the world confronts the coronavirus pandemic, the WHO agency finds its very financial survival under threat as President Trump blames the organization for the virus’ spread. To what extent can we say that the agency failed to do its job?
Experts from USC Dornsife explain why some people are suffering from extreme lockdown fatigue: It’s a mix of human nature and an American identity that chafes at being “controlled.” [3¼ min read]
After earning a degree in both biological sciences and international relations with a minor in philosophy from USC Dornsife, Neil Vora is working to keep us safe from some of the deadliest infectious diseases on the planet. [4 ¾ min read]
International study led by USC Dornsife’s Arie Kapteyn shows that people, regardless of their age and where they live, poorly guess how physically active they actually are.
A new interdisciplinary doctoral program launched by the Spatial Sciences Institute jointly with the Department of Sociology and Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Preventive Medicine addresses modern health-care challenges.
Travis Longcore leads study of a new kind of light bulb with public health benefits.