The United States Congress

Price’s Jeffery Jenkins , Provost Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Law; Judith and John Bedrosian Chair of Governance and the Public Enterprise; Director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance; and Director of the PIPE Collaborative has recently published The United States Congress Read more.
#1 most-downloaded article in State and Local Government Review

The Price School’s Michael Thom’s study published in State and Local Government Review is the #1 most-downloaded article in the past six months, with more than 1,000 downloads as of November 1, 2019…and counting. The study, that found that billions of dollars in state entertainment industry tax incentives don’t bring promised jobs, also received multiple media mentions in outlets from California to New York and Connecticut, and from Georgia to Louisiana to Florida. Read more. 
Price Professor Remaps Race and Ethnicity
Research from Professor Annette Kim and her team at the Spatial Analysis Lab at USC Price that remaps race and ethnicity in Los Angeles, debuted the work in Seoul, South Korea. The event brought together representatives from 80 cities around the world to focus on the theme of a collective city, and create a public discourse about how people want to live in cities in the future. Professor Kim aimed to fill a data gap surrounding ethnic commerce and placemaking. Read more.
Price Faculty Scholarship Awards 
Price Associate Professor Juliet Musso was the 2019 recipient of the Harry Scofield Award for Academic Excellence from the Southern California Chapter of American Society for Public Administration. The award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to pubic administration through teaching, research, writing and related activities. 
Price Associate Professor William Resh recently received the 2019 Herbert A. Simon Book Award from the Public Administration section of American Political Science Association. His book, Rethinking the Administrative Presidency: Trust, Intellectual Capital, and Appointee-Careerist Relations in the George W. Bush Administration, was recognized for its “significant contributions to Public Administration scholarship.”  
The Price School’s Leonard D. Shaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics experts were recognized with the 2019 Behavioral Science & Policy Association’s Behavioral Best Publication Award for their Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) study on inappropriate antibiotic prescribing. The award recognizes research that advances rigorous application and development of social research into policy and practice to improve the quality of life for individuals and organizations. The 2019 award evaluated published research between 2016 and 2018 across a full range of policy areas beyond health and health economics.  
Urban Policy
Criminal Justice Data Initiative Backed by Microsoft

With backing from Microsoft, two Price School research centers have joined forces to help redefine public safety and criminal justice by collecting and disseminating new neighborhood-level criminal justice data for select communities. The Criminal Justice Data Initiative builds off of the successful Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform designed and operated in the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation and adds the expertise of the School’s Safe Communities Institute, which brings members of law enforcement and the community together to create safer communities through common understanding.  Read more.
Julia Harten
CityLab Features PhD Student Research on Shanghai Affordable Housing 

Titled “When Affordable Housing in Shanghai Is a Bed in a Kitchen,” CityLab highlighted findings from research conducted by Price PhD student Julie Harten, et. al., noting that “…three-bedroom apartments housed, on average, 24 people, with bunk beds crowding both the bedrooms and common areas like the kitchen.”  The article also notes that when “rural migrants flock to first-tier cites like Shanghai looking for jobs, their lack of permanent residency, or hukou, push them to China’s informal housing market.” 
USC Price School Impact 
Health Policy

Price Professor Julie Zissiopoulos has been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences’ Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences ad hoc committee conducting a decadal survey covering Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias over the next decade.  
Price Professor and Vice Dean for Research, Neeraj Sood, has been appointed to the State of California Department of Managed Health Care’s Pharmacy Task Force, as one of eight task force members.
Environmental Policy

Price Professor Antonio Bento has been appointed one of 11 executive committee members of the External Environmental Economics Advisory Committee (E-EEAC). The E-EEAC was established following the dissolution in June 2018 of the original EEAC, a committee that operated within the Environmental Protection Agency’s science advisory board structure. 
Leading the Conversation
Tax Policy

The Price School’s Assistant Professor Nicholas Duquette ’s research on tax policy was featured in Vox. 
Homeland Security

The Boston Globe featured and op-ed by the Price School’s Erroll Southers , on solutions to mass shootings.   Link.
Health Policy

Bloomberg Law, among other media outlets, covered a study by the Price School’s Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics on the economic impact of stem cell research in CA. Link.