Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Dana Goldman’s piece on U.S. market’s percentage of global drug profits published in The Hill

Goldman argues that it’s time to bring back the U.S. Federal Office of Technology Assessment (OTA): “A well-resourced OTA would strike the right balance between controlling costs today and spurring innovation tomorrow.”  

Bento and Doctor Win Inaugural High Impact Research Award

USC Price professors Antonio Bento and Jason Doctor won the School’s 2018-19 High Impact Research Award, which honors faculty research that addresses a critical issue facing society and had a demonstratable impact on improving policy, practices and discourse in the public or private sectors.

Green quoted on if extended-stay apartments are hurting the housing market overall

Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Price School on if extended-stay apartments are hurting the housing market overall.

Donors and Their Families Gather for Second Family Philanthropy Forum

The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy, in partnership with J.P. Morgan Philanthropy Centre, brought together more than 100 donors and their family members for a forum focused on the dynamics of family philanthropy and strategies and approaches for making giving more meaningful and impactful. The forum opened with a stimulating conversation with Lisa Sobrato Sonsini, a third generation member of the Sobrato family and president of the Sobrato Family Foundation, and Rick Williams, the […]

Sood and colleague discuss reverse reference pricing: rewarding patients for reducing medicare costs

Experienced Professionals Get Intense in New USC Degree Program

By Matthew Kredell When members of the first ever Executive Master in Urban Planning degree cohort arrived at USC for an on-campus intensive, they felt like they already knew each other. There were hugs and queries about family. The group of working professionals from across the country, and even the world, bonded so closely over the previous four months of online classes, group emails and conference calls that it was almost like seeing old friends. […]

Romer quoted by The Guardian on the 2020 California primary

The Guardian quoted Mindy Romero of the USC Price School on the 2020 California primary.

Southers quoted on identifying potential shooters in the workplace before incidents occur

The Washington Post quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on identifying potential shooters in the workplace before incidents occur.

Romero and colleagues publish op-ed about changes to California statewide ballots

Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Mindy Romero of the USC Price School’s California Civic Engagement Project and two colleagues about changes to California statewide ballots. Within the next few years, Los Angeles County voters will automatically receive vote-by-mail ballots that they can return, or they can visit voting centers that will be open either three or 10 days before Election Day. “The changes could lead to more participation, which is a good thing, but as we move into this new voting era, we should also take a moment to remember and celebrate the polling place,” they wrote.

Price School Participates in Next Generation Ethics Conference

By Matthew Kredell USC Price Dean Jack H. Knott and Prof. Frank Zerunyan participated in a Next Generation Ethics Conference hosted April 26 by the USC Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making. Ali Abbas, director of the Neely Center, shared that the Keck School of Medicine recently joined the Marshall School of Business, Viterbi School of Engineering and Price School of Public Policy in housing the multidisciplinary Center that seeks to inspire and […]