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Faculty Research Update: April 2016

May 18, 2016

A compilation of recent grant awards, accolades, presentations, journal publications and other notable news about Price School faculty and their research Publications Aguila, E., Angrisani, M., & Blanco, L.R. (2016). Ownership of a bank account and health of older hispanics. Economics Letters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.04.013 Aguila, E., Guerrero, E., & Vega, W. (2016). Sociodemographic Characteristics Associated with Smoking or Drinking among Low-Income Mexican Older Adults. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 11(16). Chen, A., Oster, […]

Millennials are on the move. (Photo by Erica Cherup)

From downtown dweller to suburbanite: The millennial migration begins

May 10, 2016

Millennials in cities nationwide have flocked to fill downtown apartments over the past decade, but a new USC study shows the real estate market should brace for a major migration. Last year marked a major turning point as the country’s urban centers reached “peak” millennial, said study author Dowell Myers, a professor of urban planning and demography at the USC Price School of Public Policy.

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GAO report on retirement, public expenditures relies on Schaeffer research

May 10, 2016

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report titled, “Retirement Security: Shorter Life Expectancy Reduces Projected Lifetime Benefits for Lower Earners” (published March 2016) relied on work conducted by the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics as evidence of the effects of life expectancy trends on Social Security and Medicare benefits.

Associate Professor Juliet Musso speaks at the 2016 
APPAM conference in Washington, D.C. 
(Photo by David Scavone)

Social justice central theme highlighted by Price faculty at APPAM conference

May 6, 2016

USC Price Associate Professor Juliet Musso helped organize the Association of Public Policy and Management (APPAM) 2016 spring conference, which took on the theme of “Promoting Justice in Research and Practice.” Held Washington, D.C., the event brought policy researchers and graduate students together in considering how policy analytic research can be more relevant in addressing critical issues of social justice, diversity, and inclusion.

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