Friends and family remember one of the Price School’s most beloved members, Joyce Mann
Mann, director of USC Price’s International Public Policy and Management Program (IPPAM), passed away unexpectedly last month at the age of 65. We celebrate her with photos and quotes from some of the many people who knew and loved her.Read more>
An abandoned rail yard becomes a blank slate of creativity for urban planning students
Most would consider the downtown property called the Taylor Yard G2 parcel an eyesore. But the students in USC Price Professor Deepak Bahl’s Master’s in Urban Planning capstone class saw its potential.Read more>
Students explore land contracts as a possible new pathway to homeownership
Owning a home has long been an important way for families to build wealth. But skyrocketing housing prices are a barrier to that American dream. Find out how MPA master’s students worked with a Detroit-based nonprofit to find alternative paths to homeownership – and won a top USC Price prize.Read more>
New Executive Global Space and Defense Program Prepares Military Experts to Coordinate Policy and Technology
The joint USC Price/Viterbi program helps students learn to better defend against international threats to the U.S. homeland and outer space. This year’s capstone events coincided with Russia’s missile attack on Ukraine’s capital city Kyiv, underscoring the global stakes for missile defense.Read more>
A Majority of People Around the World Are Now Concerned About Climate Change
And 74% of U.S. residents are willing to make changes in how they live and work to combat climate change, but they may not know where to start. Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin offers some helpful tips on what you can do to help avoid a climate crisis.Read more>
USC Price in the News
The New York Timesquoted Geraldine Knatz about the relationship between the nation’s ports and the Biden administration as a result of the supply chain crisis.
The Wall Street Journalpublished an op-ed by Dana Goldman and Erin Trish on proposals to control drug prices and how pharmaceutical polices can create incentives for innovation.
Forbesfeatured research co-authored by Geoff Boeing and published in The Lancet focused on urban policies to achieve healthy and sustainable cities.
Business Insiderpublished a piece by Matthew Kahn on how entire new cities are being designed for those working from home.
CalMattersandKFMB-TV (CBS San Diego)quoted Richard Green on a legislative proposal to provide California’s first-time homebuyers with a down payment in exchange for partial ownership stakes in those homes.