December 22, 2014
Boosting the incomes of poor, elderly residents in developing countries can significantly improve their health and well-being, particularly in lung function and memory, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. USC Price School of Public Policy Assistant Professor Emma Aguila co-authored the study.
December 16, 2014
Professor Gary Painter has accepted an appointment to serve as the Director of Social Policy at the USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, Dean Jack H. Knott announced.
December 1, 2014
Researchers at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics find that in areas where health care providers stand to make less money from private health plans, Medicare use increases.
November 20, 2014
USC Price School of Public Policy associate professor and urbanization researcher Annette Kim spent last year in China’s capital of Beijing, where she studied an overlooked side effect of the country’s rapid growth: Hundreds of thousands of people are living in makeshift, underground housing. Some are in basements; many are one or two floors below street level, in windowless rooms honeycombing the bomb shelters that every building is required to have.
USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy report analyzes top federal agencies leveraging public-private partnerships
October 24, 2014
As the United States economy stagnated, public-private partnerships flourished. In a new report released Oct. 20, the USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy examines 21 federal offices that have emerged to catalyze government partnerships with philanthropy and business.