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Is Judge Stevens Right on the Money?

April 22, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback The Supreme Court’s recent decision to dismantle limits on campaign contributions has elicited a fervid reaction from many quarters. But it turns out that legal experts and those worried about the influence of political organizations funded by … Continue reading

USC Price, UN educate public leaders from around the world

Zerunyan advances the school’s global executive education program

When Policy Evaluation, Social Innovation, and Policy Design demand that you Go Look and See

April 21, 2014 Martin H. Krieger 1. What to look for: There is always the idea that if you can’t measure it, you are not doing it right. In much of public policy, you try for various measures, but you … Continue reading

The Largest Vote in the World

April 18, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback The dimensions of American myopia are well established. From climate change to health care, the American way of doing business is not always universal. Democracy—that great civic religion—is no different. India, not the United … Continue reading

Governance Trends to Watch

April 17, 2014 by Caroline Stevens In an effort to gain perspective on 2013, and begin to conceptualize a governance vision for 2014; we asked our team at The Bedrosian Center to identify the most important patterns, factors and trends … Continue reading

David Sloane: New article in Journal of Crime and Justice

Karen M. Hennigan, Cheryl L. Maxson, David C. Sloane, Kathy A. Kolnick & Flor Vindel. Identifying high-risk youth for secondary gang prevention. Journal of Crime and Justice: Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2014, pp. 104-128. Abstract   Efforts to reduce gang violence by deterring … Continue reading

A Time for Action: New Solutions?

April 15, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback Earlier this year, Los Angeles was stirred by the publication of a report that painted a dire portrait of the city’s woes, from congestion to economic stagnation and growing pension-fund troubles. Last week, the Los … Continue reading

David Sloane: New article in American Journal of Public Health

Bryce C. Lowery and David C. Sloane. The Prevalence of Harmful Content on Outdoor Advertising in Los Angeles: Land Use, Community Characteristics, and the Spatial Inequality of a Public Health Nuisance. American Journal of Public Health: April 2014, Vol. 104, … Continue reading

March Best and Worst Winners

Best in Governance Edward Snowden, Barack Obama, and the NSA Reforms   A year ago, Edward Snowden was little known outside the shadowy world of national security. But since the one-time contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton leaked shocking and costly revelations about the government’s … Continue reading

Five Minutes With Lisa Schweitzer

April 7, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback   This year, the Bedrosian Center welcomed several new faculty members, including Lisa Schweitzer, an assistant professor in the Sol Price School of Public Policy whose research addresses transportation, urban environments, transportation, and social … Continue reading

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