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Painter speaks on delaying kindergarten enrollment

September 17, 2017

The Today Show mentioned research by Gary Painter, Director of the USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, that found no academic or social advantage to delaying a child’s entry into kindergarten.

Faculty Research Update: September 2017

September 14, 2017

A compilation of recent grant awards, accolades, presentations, journal publications and other notable news about Price School faculty and their research. Publications Saba Siddiki, Jangmin Kim, & William D. Leach. (2017) Diversity, Trust, and Social Learning in Collaborative Governance. Public Administration Review, 10.1111/puar.12800 Emma Aguila, Arie Kapteyn, and Francisco Perez-Arce. (2017) Consumption Smoothing and Frequency of Benefit Payments of Cash Transfer Programs. American Economic Review, 10.1257/aer.p20171147 Emma Aguila, Arie Kapteyn, and Caroline Tassot. (2017) Designing […]

New center at USC examines ethics and decision making

September 14, 2017

USC has established the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making, a first-of-its-kind multidisciplinary center at USC to examine ethical leadership and decision-making processes. The center is jointly housed at the Price School of Public Policy, the Marshall School of Business and the Viterbi School of Engineering, and will be led by decision-analysis expert Professor Ali Abbas.

Price CREATE post-doc Eyer comments on climate change’s impact in US

September 13, 2017

The Indianapolis Star quoted Price School/CREATE post-doc Jonathan Eyer on how climate change will impact migration in the United States. Dr. Eyer, together with Adam Rose Price School Research Professor and CREATE affiliate and Shingo Nagamatsu of Kansai University, are PIs of a grant from the Japan Foundation to compare migration and repatriation following Hurricane Katrina and the 2011 Japanese earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster.

Professor Rose convenes 8th Annual IDRiM Society conference in Iceland

September 12, 2017

As its newly-elected President, USC Price School of Public Policy Research Professor Adam Rose presided over the 8th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM). The Conference was held in Reykjavík, Iceland, from August 23 to 25, and was cosponsored by the Nordic Center of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security (NORDRESS), headquartered at the University of Iceland. It was formed in 2010 as an outgrowth of several annual conferences held jointly by the Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Risk Institute (DPRI) and The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

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