USC Price School of Public Policy

Archive for July, 2013

Moore assesses proposal allowing ride-sharing businesses in CA

The Los Angeles Times quoted Professor James Moore about a proposal to let ride-sharing businesses operate in California if they comply with safety rules.

Popular health sites passing on search information to third parties

What’s the first thing anyone does in this day and age when feeling an ache, noticing a skin irritation or any other ailment? Usually, it’s a quick search on the Internet to peruse medical websites for a preliminary self-diagnosis. Doctor’s appointments take time to set up, but the worldwide web is right at our fingertips. These searches on often sensitive health issues might not be as anonymous as people think, according to Marco Huesch, assistant professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy and faculty member at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics.

Orange County, Java: Hybridity, Social Dualism, and an Imagined West

Fox Business quotes Green on housing finance reform, market

Fox Business quoted Richard Green, USC Price professor and director of the Lusk Center for Real Estate, concerning the current state of the real estate market and housing finance reform.

LA Times cites Myers’ study on city’s aging population

The Los Angeles Times cited a study by Professor Dowell Myers of the USC Price School finding that a fifth of the Los Angeles County population will be senior citizens by the year 2030.

The Exposition Light Rail Line Study “Before-Opening” Data Collection and Preliminary Analysis Report

Metropolitain Los Angeles and Transportation Planning: Back to the Future

Land Use and Travel Behavior: Moving from Hypothesis Tests and Forecasts to Evaluation and Context

Can Built and Social Environmental Factors Encourage Walking Among Individuals with Negative Walking Attitudes?

How Do Local Actions Affect VMT? A Critical Review of the Empirical Evidence