May 23, 2016
Cities in crisis are crucibles for bold leadership. Such was the premise that led to a year-long inquiry undertaken by the USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy in partnership with the Kresge Foundation. The project began with an in-depth examination of the unprecedented cross-sector collaboration that led to Detroit’s revitalization and the lessons it might hold for driving next-generation urban policy and practice throughout the U.S. The effort quickly expanded to a national dialogue fueled by a series of roundtable discussions and a three-day leadership forum – “Drawing on Detroit: Bold Leadership and the Future of American Cities.”
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, […]
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.
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.
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.