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.

Education Economics Our research explores the impact of policies on education economics and ways to help improve education policy and practices. CESR experts evaluate specific education programs and policies. In addition, we focus on the analysis and development of new methods for education reforms, minority access, interactions between schools and labor market outcomes, returns to education, and measurement and improvement of education quality.