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Social Innovation: What are the issues for research and policy?

March 26, 2015

Hosted by the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation Speaker: Helmut Anheier Dean, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin Description: Helmut Anheier raises important, emerging issues for research and policy in the field of social innovation. About the Speaker: Helmut K. Anheier, PhD, is Professor of Sociology and President and Dean at the Hertie School of Governance. He also holds a chair of Sociology at Heidelberg University and serves as Academic Director of the Center for […]

Tang, Pisano win Public Administration Review outstanding article award

February 24, 2015

USC Price School of Public Policy professors Shui-Yan Tang and Mark Pisano were named winners of the Louis Brownlow Award by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for their research paper “Using Common-Pool Resource Principles to Design Local Government Fiscal Sustainability.” The award recognizes the outstanding article for 2014 authored or co-authored by a practitioner in Public Administration Review, a leading scholarly journal in the field.

The study compared 2,474 residents in two Mexican cities. 
(Photo by Robert Valencia)

Study: Extra income boosts health of elderly in developing countries

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.

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