Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Bento’s research on proposed fuel economy rollbacks featured

<em>Los Angeles Times</em> featured research by Antonio Bento of the USC Price School and colleagues on the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back fuel economy standards. https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-auto-emissions-20181206-story.html

Second annual City Managers’ Summit focuses on employee satisfaction, climate change, leadership

The USC Price School of Public Policy partnered with the California Contract Cities Association to host the second annual City Managers’ Summit, which fostered important discussions around key policy issues such as climate change, economic development, leadership and the role of women in city management.

Myers explains changing income demographics in the San Francisco Bay area

<em>Los Angeles Times</em> quoted Dowell Myers of the USC Price School on how wildfires are helping to shape income demographics in the San Francisco Bay area. https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-income-poverty-census-20181205-story.html

Ginsburg remarks on health insurance premiums for members of Congress

<em>CNBC</em> included Paul Ginsburg, director of the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, in a story about health insurance premiums for members of Congress. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/04/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-calls-for-medicaid-for-all.html

Romero quoted on California’s last minute voters

Mother Jones quoted Mindy Romero of the USC Price School on voters more likely to send in their ballots late. Why Has It Taken California So Long to Count Ballots? Because It Actually Wants Every Vote to Count.

Moore interviewed on California’s high-speed rail project

KPCC-FM interviewed James Moore of the USC Price School on California’s high-speed rail project. https://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2018/11/30/63941/amid-charges-of-waste-and-mismanagement-calls-for/

Price Conversations in New York delves into timely subject of voter suppression

In the lead-up to the November elections, the USC Price School of Public Policy hosted Conversations in New York to analyze and debate alarming efforts of voter suppression at state and local levels. USC Price Professor William Resh moderated a discussion on some of the controversies surrounding the elections.

Price Center for Social Innovation hosts San Diego high school students to help prepare them for college

Students from San Diego’s Hoover High School toured USC and learned about attending college — an opportunity provided by the Cardinals Interact Club, a San Diego-based partnership aimed at helping Hoover High students prepare for college.

Rose’s research on border closure economics cited

CBS News mentioned research by Adam Rose of the USC Price School and colleagues predicting in 2011 that America’s economy would collapse by nearly half if all U.S. borders were closed for a year.

Myers discusses reactions to projected demographic changes

The New York Times quoted Dowell Myers of the USC Price School on the 2008 projection that non-Hispanic whites would drop below half the population by 2042.