Arie Kapteyn

  • Professor of Economics
  • Executive Director, USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research
  • USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
Office: (213) 821-1795

Expertise Summary

Expert on aging and economics, and public opinion polling


  • public opinion polling
  • oversees the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Daybreak Poll
  • oversees the Understanding America Survey
  • aging and economic decision making
  • economic well-being of the elderly, including consumption and savings, pensions and Social Security, disability and portfolio choice
  • health and economic determinants of retirement in the U.S. and Western Europe
  • new technology to improve data collection

Additional Information

  • Fellow of the Econometric Society
  • Recipient of the Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion
  • Corresponding member of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences