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LA council scandal newsletter
Price School experts break down the recent L.A. Council scandal
The racist remarks by L.A. City Councilmembers captured on tape confirmed many people’s worst fears about the political process. But what, if anything, should be done about the redistricting process? Price School experts discuss the fallout of the secret recording and potential solutions. Read more > 
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Staying in her own lane

Pushing the boundaries in the world of transportation research, Price School Professor Genevieve Giuliano was recently elected a fellow of the Regional Science Association International. The former director of METRANS offers insights on the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer behavior and remote employment. Read more >
October newsletter
Traditional incentives don’t offset COVID vaccine hesitancy

Cash incentives and nudges did little to persuade vaccine-hesitant Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s according to a study co-authored by Mireille Jacobson, who co-directs the Aging and Cognition program at the Price-affiliated USC Schaeffer Center for Health Economics and Policy. Read more > 
Study: Disadvantaged workers face more challenges come retirement

Workers with limited job opportunities face a more difficult retirement, perpetuating inequities among demographic groups. That's according to a study by Associate Professor Emma Aguila, whose research sheds light on the obstacles confronting many older Americans when planning for retirement. Read more >
Faculty Accomplishments
Dana Goldman was named to the National Academy of Public Administration’s 2022 Class of Academy Fellows.

Genevieve Giuliano was elected a fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), which globally recognizes her as a regional scientist with outstanding research credentials.

Adam Rose was selected as a fellow by the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) for substantial achievement in science or public policy relating to risk analysis.

Jeffery Jenkins received the V.O. Key Award from the Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) for his book "Congress and the First Civil Rights Era.”

Jorge de la Roca was made an editor of the Journal of Economic Geography.

Erroll Southers has been appointed to the California Commission on the State of Hate by Governor Gavin Newsom.

Julie Zissimopoulos will serve as steering committee co-chair of the National Institute on Aging’s (NIA’s) third triennial National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and their Caregivers/Care Partners in March 2023.
USC Price in the News
The Conversation featured commentary by Adam Rose on calculating the costs of disasters like Hurricane Ian.

CNN quoted Adam Rose on the vulnerability of low-income people in the wake of natural disasters.

U.S. News & World Report quoted Jeffery Jenkins about Republican elected leaders requesting disaster aid.

Healthline and The World interviewed Rosalie Liccardo Pacula about U.S. cannabis policy and President Joe Biden’s pardon to those convicted of federal offenses of marijuana possession.

MarketWatch featured an op-ed by Paul Ginsburg about tweaking the Affordable Care Act to mandate backstop health insurance.

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted Dowell Myers in a story about how Americans increasingly see the public value of higher education.

Los Angeles Daily News and the Orange County Register quoted Dowell Myers on the economic impacts of Southern California’s aging boom and why older workers are putting off retirement.

LAist quoted Gary Painter about increasing the availability of affordable housing in Los Angeles.

Bloomberg and HealthDay featured research by Mireille Jacobson that showed financial incentives did not increase COVID-19 vaccinations. Health spoke to Jacobson about COVID-19 booster shots.

The Sacramento Bee quoted Mindy Romero about her research on pandemic election policy changes. Sacramento NBC affiliate KCRA spoke to Romero about Latino voter turnout.

Politico, CBS News Los Angeles and The Christian Science Monitor quoted Mindy Romero about the political fallout from a recording of Los Angeles City Councilmembers using racist language.

LAist spoke to Frank Zerunyan about how L.A. City Councilmembers may be replaced, and who will cover their duties if they resign.

Newsweek and USA Today spoke to Christian Grose about Los Angeles’ political redistricting process in the context of the city council scandal.

The Los Angeles Times and CBS Los Angeles spoke to Richard Green about how rising interest rates are cooling off Southern California’s real estate market.

This represents only a portion of recent USC Price faculty media.
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