USC Price School of Public Policy


Dean Knott, Professor Rose participate in Think 20 Global Solutions Summit in Berlin

July 26, 2017

Dean Jack Knott and Schwarzenegger Institute Faculty Fellow Adam Rose participated in the recent Think 20 Global Solutions Summit in Berlin, May 29 and 30, 2017. This event was organized by major think tanks around the world to provide inputs to the forthcoming G20 Summit in August. Knott co-authored a policy brief on the changing role and policy environment of civil society organizations in many countries; while and Rose co-authored a policy brief analyzing the potential of a global greenhouse gas emissions allowance trading system to significantly reduce the costs of meeting countries’ COP21 pledges.

USC demographic forum spotlights CA’s stagnating population, housing crisis

July 26, 2017

In a turbulent era with people wondering where the country is headed, even those whose jobs are to make such projections find the task challenging. The 28th annual Demographic Workshop, hosted by the USC Price School of Public Policy and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) in June, addressed the volatility and uncertainty of post-recession demographic and economic trends.

Goldman’s research on managing aging populations spotlighted

July 26, 2017

International Business Times highlighted research by Distinguished Professor Dana Goldman and colleagues on which countries are managing their aging populations the best. “The index provides an accurate look at how well societies are adapting to this aging challenge,” said Goldman. Norway, Sweden, America, the Netherlands and Japan were listed among the best on the index.

U.S. ranks highly in new index showing how societies adapt to aging

July 26, 2017

A new instrument to gauge the health and well-being of aging populations, The John A. Hartford Foundation Index of Societal Aging, was created through a collaboration between USC and Columbia University health and policy experts who will launch it this week, including USC Schaeffer Center and Price Professor Dana Goldman. The U.S. ranks among the top countries that lead in quality aging.

Giuliano discusses review process for LA-NY hyperloop

July 21, 2017

NBC News quoted Genevieve Giuliano, Director of METRANS Transportation Center, about the necessary review process for Elon Musk to build a hyperloop tunnel between Washington, D.C., and New York City.

USC Price School hosts international workshop on energy economics

July 17, 2017

The USC Price School of Public Policy hosted the 10th International Workshop on Empirical Methods in Energy Economics, which was organized by Professor Antonio Bento. Held at Lewis Hall on June 22-23, the event convened renowned energy economists, including scholars from the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Planning students assist with downtown LA’s Pershing Square sustainability project

July 17, 2017

One of the most exciting projects in Los Angeles is the redesign of Pershing Square. In one of three planning studios conducted during the spring semester, Master of Planning students from the USC Price School of Public Policy contributed to the effort by considering what will make Pershing Square a sustainable space for the 21st century. In other projects, students focused on refugee displacement in City Heights, San Diego, and on understanding the planning process involving the East San Pedro Bay Restoration, a federal civil works effort.

Jeffe interview covers CA cap-and-trade, DACA preservation efforts

July 14, 2017

KPCC-FM‘s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on California Governor Jerry Brown’s appeal to legislators on a cap-and-trade deal and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s efforts to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.