January 22, 2018
A compilation of recent grant awards, accolades, presentations, journal publications and other notable news about Price School faculty and their research. Publications Michael Thom (2018). “Lights, Camera, but No Action? Tax and Economic Development Lessons From State Motion Picture Incentive Programs” American Review of Public Administration 48(1): 33 – 51. Ali Abbas, Jay Simon, and Chris Smith (2017). “Introduction to the Special Issue on Decision Analysis and Social Media” Decision Analysis, December 2017 Kenneth Fletcher, […]
January 20, 2018
Quartz cited research by Jason Doctor of the USC Price School about the influence of nudges to get physicians to change prescribing behaviors.
January 19, 2018
Bloomberg highlighted a study by Nicolas Duquette of the USC Price School on how charitable contribution tax deductions impact charities’ donation revenue. Duquette found that a one percent increase in the tax cost of giving results in a four percent loss for charities. According to the study, cultural institutions, museums, colleges and universities were better able to survive any changes to the tax code compared to social service charities.
January 17, 2018
The USC Price Center for Social Innovation has launched a new executive education program – the Southern California Symposium – that will challenge local leaders to think deeply and collaboratively about the region’s future to develop long-term solutions for complex social problems. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive an Executive Education Certificate, Social Innovation.
January 11, 2018
Professor Genevieve Giuliano was named the 2017 recipient of the Walter Isard Award for Scholarly Achievement from the North American Regional Science Council (NARSC). Giuliano – who directs the METRANS Transportation Center – has dedicated her academic career to studying Los Angeles and many other metropolitan regions around the world.