USC Research on the Web
Welcome to USC Research on the Web!

This website hosts research studies that are available on the web. Most studies posted to this website are available only to students of the USC Marshall School of Business. These studies must be accessed by linking from a separate, private registration website.

Occasionally, Marshall studies are available to other interested participants. Ordinarily, these studies provide some minor compensation in exchange for your participation. For example, you might receive a gift certificate to

If there are any publicly-available studies, those will be listed here. Keep in mind that we only need a limited number of participants for each study. If too many people have responded, then a study may become unavailable even if it is listed on this page.

Thank you very much for your interest in completing web studies at USC. If you have any problems or questions, please contact the site administrator.

Currently available studies:

  • There is ONE online study that is currently available to anyone who would like to participate. We are particularly interested in responses from people who have not graduated from college and are not currently college students. There is no pay for doing this survey, but it is extremely short (5-8 minutes to complete) and you may find it fun to answer the questions. The survey, which is about how you prefer to express yourself in various ways, can be accessed here.