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What airline passengers want most: to get through security quickly

November 27, 2017

The Transportation Security Administration should consider expanding expedited screening measures like TSA Precheck for airline passengers, according to a new study in the journal Risk Analysis co-authored by USC Price Professor and Neely Center Director Ali Abbas.

Faculty Research Update: November 2017

November 22, 2017

A compilation of recent grant awards, accolades, presentations, journal publications and other notable news about Price School faculty and their research. Publications Zhang, Xinke; Haviland, Amelia; Mehrotra, Ateev; Huckfeldt, Peter; Wagner, Zachary; Sood, Neeraj. (2017) “Does Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Encourage Price Shopping?” Health Services Research 10.1111/1475-6773.12784 Julie Zissimopoulos, Barbara Blaylock, Dana Goldman, John Rowe. (2017) “Raising the Social Security Entitlement Age: Implications for the Productive Activities of Older Adults” Research on Aging, 39(1): […]

Currid-Halkett’s new book reviewed

November 21, 2017

Inside Higher Ed published a review of a book by by Elizabeth Curid-Halkett, James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning at the USC Price School. “The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class” addresses the rise of the aspirational class over previous generations that relied on conspicuous consumption to define affluence. According to the review, Currid-Halkett primarily focuses on the urban-based aspirational class, which may serve to widen economic inequality.

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