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December 2014:
Silvia Barcellos was in the news with her work on immigration, both in the Economist and it was also cited by the Whitehouse Council of Economic Advisers.

November 2014:

CESR's Understanding America Study results from an Ebola survey written by Dr. John Romley of the Schaeffer Center were released in two press releases on November 19th, one on keeping calm and one showing most Americans feel Ebola is a foreign threat.

Arthur Stone contributes to the study of Well Being around the world in an article using Gallup World Poll data.

October 2014:

CESR mHealth Collaboratory Director Donna Metz is on the forefront of new trends in data collection for health, see this article.

Arthur Stone publishes key article in Science Magazine, "Progress in measuring subjective well-being," with Alan Krueger.

Our Director Arie Kapteyn mentioned in an article about exploring retirement choices in Time Magazine.

September 2014:

CESR has moved to the USC University Park Campus! We are proud residents of the new multidisciplinary building, the Verna and Peter Dautrive Hall. We plan on being part of an exciting conference featuring the work of the numerous centers in the building early Spring 2015.

July 2014: Gema Zamarro, senior economist at CESR had her work on financial education and educational achievement recently presented in a conference organized by the National Institute for Education Evaluation (INEE) (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports), Spain. More information can be found here.

Arthur A. Stone, senior behavioral scientist and professor of psychology at CESR and head of the Center for Self-Report Science was recently featured in The National Academies' InFocus for the report produced by a National Research Council panel he chaired on Measuring Subjective Well-Being in a Policy-Relevant Framework. The article can be found here while the report itself is available for purchase here.

March 2014:The new Center for Self-Report Science (CSS) at CESR was featured in a USC News segment. Read all about it here.

Arie Kapteyn, Director of CESR, recently participated in the UCLA Retirement Savings Symposium, a public forum for the discussion of innovative proposals by some of the world's largest investment managers for the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program. More information as well as symposium footage can be found here.

Silvia Barcellos, Economist at CESR, was prominently featured in media outlets recently in relation to her work on people's knowledge about the Affordable Care Act and health insurance in general. Some examples can be found here, here, here and here.

February 2014: CESR Economist Juan Saavedra recently attended his book launch in Bogota, Colombia. He was joined, among others, by the president of Colombia. A copy of the book can be downloaded here.

January 2014: CESR Associate Economist Marco Angrisani had some of his work on retirement decision making featured in an article of the online supplement of the Wall Street Journal, Market Watch.

December 2013:

Donna Spruijt-Metz, Director of the USC Mhealth Collaboratory, was interviewed at the mHealth Summit 2013 (see video).

Gema Zamarro, Senior Economist, gave a K-12 Brown Bag lecture at USC on Dual-Language Immersion (see video)

September 2013: CESR Economist Gema Zamarro's work featured on Portland Schools.

August 2013: CESR Economist Leandro Carvalho had his work on drug trafficking featured in Folha de Sao Paulo.

June 2013:CESR has opened an office in Washington, DC! For information on the first occupants, please see this article: Press Release

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