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How social justice protests could affect the 2020 election

Beckman and her new book Dreams of the Overworked which examines how parents, especially women, try to achieve perfection in all aspects of their lives, featured

MUP student Aria Cataño, co-founder of Water Drop LA, featured

Green’s research featured on L.A. County tenants’ ability to pay rent amid the pandemic

COVID-19 and Renter Distress: Evidence from Los Angeles

“I think everyone understood, early on, that renters might be in trouble as a result of COVID-19 and its economic fallout, but conventional sources of data don’t give us a good window into whether renters are paying or not, and into how they are paying if they do pay,” said lead author Manville, an associate professor of urban planning. “We were able, by using data from a special census survey, and especially our own original […]

Moore interviewed about the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to go fareless

Southers featured on the need for police and political leaders to crack down on armed vigilantes monitoring protests

USC Researchers Develop Tool to Aid Businesses Struggling with Disasters

The Business Resilience Calculator (BRC) is being offered for free to help promote business continuity for those affected by COVID-19 and other disasters. COVID-19 has many small and mid-size businesses struggling to remain afloat because of supply-chain interruptions, temporary closures, employees unable to go to work, and other disruptions caused by the pandemic. And there’s reason for concern about its long-term impact too: An estimated 90% of businesses fail within two years of a major […]

$10 million gift from USC alumnus supports student scholarships and faculty research in real estate development

Bruine de Bruin, as lead investigator on climate change study, to work with Public Exchange (USC Dornsife) and United Nations Foundation