Policy and Practice 2013-2014
The student-run journal of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Created in 2009 by graduate students of the USC Price School, Policy and Practice incorporates the expertise of all programs at the Price School of Public Policy. The goal of the journal is to promote discourse amongst graduate and professional degree students of Public Policy, Public Administration, Real Estate Development, Health Administration, and Planning programs by encouraging students to produce work that inspires dialogue on a broad range of topics.
In This Issue
Urbanization and Development in Niamey, Niger
Authors: Alison Spindler
EAT: Edible Art Tours of the Senses
Author: Christine Dang, Jared Johnson, and Alison Spindler
Should Medi-Cal Invest More in Home and Community-Based Services for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease?
Author: Chelsea Guibord Cox
Which Transportation Model Better Suits the Needs of California: The High Speed-Rail or the Hyperloop? A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Authors: Hovanes Gasparian and Kelley Groves
An Assessment of the Implementation of AB 109 and Prison Realignment in California
Authors: Alexander Becker, Nathan Damoradan, Kelley Groves, Xiangyi Jing, and Kele Song
New Media Tools and Urban Planning: A Case Study of the NoVacancy Prototype
Author: Nick Busalacchi
Who Sweeps the Sidewalks?
Author: Qianyao Duan
The Performance Management System of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Author: Willie Marquez
The Tide That Took 8 Washington
Author: Owen Serra