USC Price School of Public Policy


Officials from 10 European nations visit with SCI experts, share research

February 22, 2017

The USC Price School of Public Policy’s Safe Communities Institute hosted a delegation from 10 European countries on Feb. 16, continuing its efforts to share research and exchange ideas relating to countering violent extremism. The visit – part of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program – included officials from Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, Slovak Republic and the U.K.

USC announces plans for new hospital

February 15, 2017

USC will begin planning for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art hospital on its Health Sciences Campus, focused on the high-acuity services that are the emphasis of the Keck Medicine of USC medical enterprise. The new facility will incorporate collaborations with allied health professions from the USC Price School of Public Policy and other schools, the story noted.

Kim leads cross-disciplinary USC initiative on race, arts and placemaking

February 15, 2017

Art may not be a traditional tool for urban planners and policymakers. But it’s one of the most important ways for Los Angeles’ communities of color to define urban spaces, according to Annette Kim, associate professor and director of the Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB) at the USC Price School of Public Policy. This belief motivated Kim to seek out colleagues from across the university to create “RAP: Race, Arts, & Placemaking” — an interdisciplinary initiative involving gatherings, courses and symposia, supported by a USC Provost Research Collaboration Fund grant.

Schaeffer, Goldman op-ed explains how CA ‘provides model’ to replace ACA

February 14, 2017

The Sacramento Bee published an op-ed by USC Trustee Leonard D. Schaeffer and Dana Goldman, USC Price professor and director of the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, on how California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act can provide a model for the rest of the country. “Congress has an opportunity to establish a long-term political legacy with viable health reform legislation in cooperation with the private sector. To make it work, they will need the nation’s health plans as fully committed partners, just as they are in California,” they wrote.

Faculty Research Update: February 2017

February 10, 2017

A compilation of recent grant awards, accolades, presentations, journal publications and other notable news about Price School faculty and their research. Publications Jorge De la Roca and Diego Puga. (2017) “Learning by working in big cities.” Review of Economic Studies 84(1): 106-142. Dana P Goldman, Darius N Lakdawalla, James R Baumgardner, Mark T Linthicum. (2016) “Are Biopharmaceutical Budget Caps Good Public Policy?” The Economists’ Voice, 13(1):27-42. Karen Woo, Laura Gascue, Dana P Goldman, John A […]