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Equal treatment of air travelers comes at a price most seem unwilling to pay

May 19, 2017

USC Price faculty and CREATE Homeland Security Center researcher Heather Rosoff was a co-author of a new study, published in Risk Analysis, examining what U.S. air travelers would pay to ensure everyone is treated equally in aviation security screenings. Most people surveyed did not want to trade off convenience or wait any longer than five minutes more than usual to ensure that all passengers are treated the same. The USC study also found that women were more willing than men to wait longer and to pay more for airport security in exchange for equitable treatment during selective secondary screenings.

Price undergrad presents thesis research on gentrification around LA Metro stations

May 11, 2017

Weeks before completing his bachelor of science degree from the USC Price School of Public Policy, David Roachford stood alongside university professors and doctoral students to present his senior thesis on gentrification in neighborhoods surrounding Los Angeles Metro stations at the Urban Affairs Association annual conference in Minneapolis.

USC Price’s Cooper earns prestigious ASPA SoCal award for academic achievement

May 6, 2017

USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Terry Cooper was named the recipient of the 2017 Harry Scoville Award for Academic Achievement by the Southern California chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The award is presented to an individual who has made significant contribution to public administration through teaching, research, writing and related activities.

Examining ‘Race, Arts, and Inclusive Placemaking’ 25 years after LA civil unrest

May 5, 2017

Marking the 25th anniversary of the L.A. civil unrest, USC research organizations – including the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation and the Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB) at the USC Price School of Public Policy – co-hosted a two-day conference bringing together academics, activists, community members and artists to explore the changes that have taken place in Los Angeles since 1992, as well as the additional work needed to realize a just and inclusive future.

USC Price signs MOU with Sonora, Mexico, promoting policy dialogue, joint research

May 5, 2017

The USC Price School of Public Policy, through its Office of Global Engagement, established a memorandum of understanding with the Mexican state of Sonora that promotes policy dialogues between faculty and government leaders, leading to joint research on areas such as immigration, border trade, climate change, public health and sustainable development.

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