Owning a home could cost more under GOP tax plan, especially if you live in L.A.

Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how the GOP tax plan would impact home prices in Los Angeles. Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, said limiting the deduction would probably make home prices in the $515,000 to $1.25 million range a “couple of percentage…

McCann’s new book uncovers partisanship when Congress delegates policy to states

By Matthew Kredell Ever since she worked for a state-level agency before attending graduate school, USC Price Assistant Professor Pamela McCann has been intrigued by when and why Congress chooses to delegate to the states for implementation of federal policy. In her new book The Federal Design Dilemma: Congress and Intergovernmental Delegation (Cambridge University Press),…

Pam McCann research update: House & Senate negotiations and policy choice

Pamela Clouser McCann, Ph.D., assistant professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy discussed updates to her research on House and Senate negotiations and policy choice. Legislators encode their policy choices in the text of bills they propose, debate, and pass. This text, and the policy choices within it, reflect the preferences of the members whose support…