At CESR, our scientists, colleagues and staff pursue compelling, data-driven research in the social sciences and economics that further understanding, policy making and quality of life. In broad terms, our significant areas of interest include:
Recent Finding

Retirement has a causal positive effect on general health and no significant effect on depression, according to a CESR study of older workers and retirees in European countries.

Development Economics Effective development policies can improve the potential well-being for an entire population. Health, education, workforce and family finance are all essential areas of study, particularly in emerging economies. Our researchers investigate all aspects of the development process in growing countries. We are defining theories and methods that can assist in the creation and implementation of policies and practices by public and private entities for lasting impact. For current and past projects see our development site.