The Center for Economics of Social Issues (CESI) is dedicated to the exploration of economic aspects of social progress, health, human rights, and other important issues within our communities. The Center provides resources, articles, speakers, and an extensive online database to promote discussions on the interaction between social issues and economics. The center is directed by Dr. Jamshid Damooei.

Our Research Library

Some of the domains in our research library include Ventura
County data for these categories:

  • Demography
  • Socio-Economic Conditions
  • Dependency Issues
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Healthcare
  • Public Safety
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CESI Database

Explore our online data resources related to the economy and quality of life in Ventura County and the Tri-Counties region.

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FInd links to other data published by numerous organizations in the region.

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Speakers Series

Speakers Series

Our Speaker Series brings to campus exceptional people who have overcome obstacles by calling on their moral courage.

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