Price Governance Salon: Gregg Van Ryzin, PhD, Rutgers University

Experiments in Public Management Research: Challenges and Contributions Gregg Van Ryzin, PhD, professor at Rutgers University-Newark delivered a Governance Salon talk.  Interest in experimental research in public management is on the rise, yet the field still lacks a broad understanding of its role in producing substantive findings and theoretical advances.  This talk outlines the advantages of experiments in…

Pay it Forward? Law and the Problem of Restricted-Spending Philanthropy (Highlight Video)

We were honored to host the Price Governance Salon, a Dean’s series on governance, featuring Brian Galle, Professor of Law at Georgetown. The event was co-sponsored by the USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy. View the full video here. American foundations and other philanthropic giving entities hold about $1 trillion in investment assets, a figure which…

Pay it Forward? Law and the Problem of Restricted-Spending Philanthropy (Full Video)

We were honored to host the Price Governance Salon, a Dean’s series on governance, featuring Brian Galle, Professor of Law at Georgetown. The event was co-sponsored by the USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy. American foundations and other philanthropic giving entities hold about $1 trillion in investment assets, a figure which continues to grow each year.…

Bedrosian kicks off semester with foundation spending debate

We kicked off the spring semester last week with a Price Governance Salon, a program that creates opportunities for students and faculty to engage with top researchers and exchange ideas. Visiting scholar Brian Galle, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, presented the findings of his paper called, “Pay It Forward? Law and the Problem of…

Is Public Administration Vanishing?

On March 31, the Bedrosian Center will host James L. Perry at the annual Governance Salon event to discuss Vanishing Public Administration. Perry is a Chancellors’ Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also the current Editor…

Negative campaigning: A cross-national perspective

Price Governance Salon featuring Scott Desposato, UCSD. Why do some political systems have more negative campaigning than others? How does that affect the quality of democracy and the information levels of voters? And what should policy-makers do about it? While questions of campaign strategy and campaign impact have been thoroughly studied in the context of…

The FDA and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Daniel Carpenter, author of Reputation and Power:Organizational Image and Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA will join us to discuss the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the most powerful regulatory agency in the world. How did the FDA become so influential? And how exactly does it wield its extraordinary…

Does State Financial Aid Affect Institutional Aid?

The USC Bedrosian Center housed at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, presents the Governance Salon featuring Luciana Dar from UC California Riverside. This study investigates whether higher education institutions alter their pricing strategies due to changes state-based financial aid generosity. Using fixed effects and instrumental variables estimation strategies with an institutional-level panel dataset…

Migrants, Remittances and Elections

The USC Price Bedrosian Center Governance Salon Series. Elections in developing countries have increasingly become international events. Migrants often remain politically engaged in their home country and can be quite influential in politics back home, with their influence often enhanced by the impact of their financial remittances. This talk focuses on the nature and implications…