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.

Mobile Health Obesity prevention and treatment in minority youth are critical to individual and societal health. Our transdisciplinary research employs the latest mobile health technologies to understand the biological, behavioral, social, and environmental causes of childhood obesity.  Our objective: to develop culturally sensitive, evidence-based approaches that promote health behavior change.