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Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making

Jointly housed at the Viterbi School of Engineering and the Price School of Public Policy, the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making aims to enhance the scholarship and education of decision analysis and increase sensitivity towards ethical considerations in academia, industry, government, and society. It employs an integrated approach involving research, education, and outreach in decision-making and ethics with an emphasis on large-scale social problems and technological innovation.

Center for Sustainable Cities

The USC Center for Sustainable Cities conducts multidisciplinary research, education and planning and policy outreach efforts on the environmental, social and economic sustainability challenges facing metropolitan regions, and contributes to the development of public policy and planning that improves the natural and human environment of cities.

Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

The Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at USC aims to promote health and value in health care delivery through innovative research and policy in the United States and internationally. The center brings together policy experts and health economists from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the School of Pharmacy. It uses a novel, interdisciplinary approach to advance economic, health services and policy research, and to train a new generation of […]

Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy

Established in 2012, the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy focuses on the responsibility of leaders to implement policies that most benefit the people they serve. Through post-partisan collaboration, the Institute works to develop real-world, sustainable solutions in five priority areas: education, energy and environment, fiscal and economic policy, health and human wellness, and political reform.

Center for Economic Development

The Center for Economic Development assists local economic development organizations by providing technical assistance and training services for organizations to help develop community capacity.

Tomás Rivera Policy Institute

The Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI) is a nationally recognized policy and research organization covering issues related to Hispanic and other low-income minority groups. Founded in 1985, the institute is also well-known in the political behavior field and for its accurate assessment of community attitudes. TRPI is a recognized leader in “college knowledge,” specifically the tactics necessary for negotiating acceptance to and gaining the financial support for attending college.

METRANS Transportation Center

METRANS is a U.S. Department of Transportation University Transportation Center. It is a joint partnership of USC and California State University, Long Beach. Its mission is to solve transportation problems in large metropolitan regions through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach. Its four areas of focus are goods movement and international trade; urban mobility; transportation infrastructure and finance; and safety, security, and vulnerability.

Lusk Center for Real Estate

The Lusk Center for Real Estate is dedicated to expanding real estate knowledge, enlightening business practice, and confronting challenges that impact the real estate industry, the urban economy, and public policy

Homeland Security Center (CREATE)

The National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) is an interdisciplinary national research center based at USC and funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. CREATE’s mission is to improve our nation’s security through the development of advanced models and tools for the evaluation of the risks, costs, and consequences of terrorism and to guide economically viable investments in homeland security.