Archive for the ‘Research Center’ Category

Safe Communities Institute

The Safe Communities Institute (SCI) at the USC Price School of Public Policy engages in research, interdisciplinary education, and collaboration to advance sustainable “whole-of-community” public safety and violence prevention strategies, policies, and programs.

Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making

The Center aims to enhance the scholarship and education of decision analysis and increase sensitivity towards ethical considerations in academia, industry, government, and society.

Center for Sustainable Cities

The USC Center for Sustainable Cities conducts multidisciplinary research, education and planning and policy outreach efforts on the environmental, social and economic sustainability challenges facing metropolitan regions, and contributes to the development of public policy and planning that improves the natural and human environment of cities.

Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

Schaeffer Center aims to promote health and value in health care delivery through innovative research and policy in the United States and internationally. The center brings together policy experts and health economists from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the School of Pharmacy.

Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy

The Institute focuses on the responsibility of leaders to implement policies that most benefit the people they serve. Its five priority areas: education, energy and environment, fiscal and economic policy, health and human wellness, and political reform.

USC Center for Economic Development

The Center for Economic Development assists local economic development organizations by providing technical assistance and training services for organizations to help develop community capacity.

METRANS Transportation Center

METRANS is a U.S. Department of Transportation University Transportation Center. It is a joint partnership of USC and California State University, Long Beach. Its mission is to solve transportation problems in large metropolitan regions through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach. Its four areas of focus are goods movement and international trade; urban mobility; transportation infrastructure and finance; and safety, security, and vulnerability.

Lusk Center for Real Estate

Affiliated with both USC Price and the USC Marshall School of Business, the USC Lusk Center conducts a broad array of research activities, conferences, forums, published reports, and educational programs. Established in the early 1980s, the center addresses issues and opportunities in real estate, development, planning, infrastructure, and finance in the new arena where public, private, and nonprofit interests converge. The Lusk Center also houses the Casden Real Estate Economics Forecast.