Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

May 21st, 2020

Unemployment benefits help some, but COVID-19 hits the disadvantaged hard

USC Dornsife’s Understanding Coronavirus in America Study also reveals that financially, residents of Los Angeles have fared worse than the national average. Contact: Jim Key, (619) 253-1077 or jameskey@dornsife.usc.edu or Jenesse Miller, (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu A new analysis of data from USC Dornsife’s Understanding Coronavirus in America Study reveals that while economic insecurity has […]

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April 17th, 2020

National Survey Reveals Extent of Coronavirus-Related Job Loss and Outsized Impact on Blacks, Latinos

USC Dornsife’s Understanding Coronavirus in America Study tracks changes in perceptions and experiences of Americans related to coronavirus and how its impacting lives. Daily updated data is made available to researchers and the public. Contact: Jim Key, (619) 253-1077 or jameskey@dornsife.usc.edu or Jenesse Miller, (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu New findings from one of the few […]

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May 22nd, 2019

In the “battle of the thermostat,” USC study finds warmer temperatures improve women’s performance

 Contact: Jenesse Miller (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu Turning up the thermostat at the office may result in higher productivity for women, a new USC study finds. The study found that women performed better on math and verbal tasks at higher temperatures, while the opposite was true for men. As temperatures increased, so did women’s performance […]

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