USC Price School of Public Policy

Archive for 2013

CA’s immigrant population older, more settled than rest of US

The Los Angeles Times quoted USC Price Professor Dowell Myers about California’s immigrant population being older and more settled than in the rest of the nation.

USC Schaeffer fellow discusses Latino enrollment

La Opinion quoted Erin Trish, a postdoctoral fellow at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, about the enrollment of Latinos in Covered California.

Myers quoted on differences between CA and Texas

The Washington Post quoted USC Price Professor Dowell Myers about the differences between California and Texas. The Los Angeles Times also quoted Myers.

Bostic discusses SoCal housing market in OC Register Q&A

The Orange County Register ran a Q&A with Professor Raphael Bostic of the USC Price School about the Southern California housing market in 2014. “My sense is that the economy has finally turned a corner and the headwinds are mainly in our favor,” Bostic said.

Expo Line reduces daily driving, car emissions in local community

The Atlantic featured research by Professor Marlon Boarnet of the USC Price School finding that Angelenos living within a half-mile of the Expo Line tripled their rail ridership and reduced daily driving by 40 percent. The takeaway from the study doesn’t just relate to traffic, but to reduced car emissions as well, the story said. The study was also covered by the Huffington Post and the Santa Monica Lookout.

Health Status and Behavioral Risk Factors in Older Adult Mexicans and Mexican Immigrants to the U.S.

Changes in Consumption at Retirement: Evidence from Panel Data

Personal Retirement Accounts and Saving

Emma Aguila

Emma Aguila is an Assistant Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public of Policy. She was previously a Senior Economist and Director of the RAND Center for Latin American Social Policy (CLASP). Dr. Aguila earned her Bachelor’s Degree at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM) in Mexico City. She completed her master’s and Ph.D. in Economics at University College London in the United Kingdom. Her research interests include pension reform, saving for […]

USC Price to host Regional Policy Challenge in February

The USC Price School of Public Policy will be hosting the West regional competition of the 2014 Policy Solutions Challenge on Feb. 22-23. The focus of this year’s challenge addresses the issue of improving employment and earnings outcomes for younger workers. All interested USC Price students must email Suzanne Alexander, program administrator in graduate programs in public policy and management, at, indicating their interest no later than Friday, December 20, at 3 p.m.