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Painter co-authors study focusing on high-tech immigrant entrepreneurs

April 16, 2014

An open and culturally diverse environment helps promote high-tech entrepreneurship among both immigrants and the U.S.-born, according to a new research report co-authored by USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Gary Painter. The study, released on March 25 by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, shows that immigrant-owned businesses are more likely to be located in ethnically diverse metro areas that have high foreign-born populations — an important implication for metro areas seeking to attract and retain such businesses.

Schaeffer faculty present HIV/AIDS research at Washington briefing

March 28, 2014

Dana Goldman and John Romley of the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics presented new HIV/AIDS research findings to an audience of policymakers, Congressional staff, journalists and advocacy organization leaders on March 11 at a Health Affairs issue briefing in Washington, D.C.

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Denhardts’ article among Public Administration Review’s most influential

March 20, 2014

A landmark article co-authored by USC Price School of Public Policy professors Robert Denhardt and Janet Denhardt published in Public Administration Review, “The New Public Service: Serving Rather than Steering,” has been selected as one of the 75 most influential articles ever to appear in the journal. The article, published in 2000, was chosen from more than 3,500 articles that have appeared within PAR’s pages since its inception in 1940.

Boarnet inducted to real estate institute and honored by Regional Science Association

March 17, 2014

Marlon Boarnet, professor and director of graduate programs in urban planning at the USC Price School of Public Policy, recently received two awards in recognition of his broad academic contributions. Boarnet was inducted as a fellow of the Weimer School at the Homer Hoyt Institute of Real Estate on Jan. 18, and was also named the Regional Science Association’s David Boyce award recipient for outstanding service.


President’s Economic Report cites Schaeffer Center research

March 11, 2014

For the second consecutive year, the Economic Report of the President featured research by the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. The report – released by the White House on March 10 – included research by Vivian Wu, assistant professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy, analyzing Medicare payment reductions.

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