People in Transit-Rich Neighborhoods Don’t Spend Less on Transportation

The Atlantic’s “City Lab” quoted Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School about the practicality of policies that assume low-income earners will spend less on transportation if they live near transit hubs. Lisa Schweitzer, a professor of public policy and transportation planning at the University of Southern California, tweeted, “I have always [had] trouble with…

Gretchen Carlson says #MeToo movement ‘just getting started’ during USC Holt Lecture

“My greatest hope is that this will trickle down to the everywoman, because they are the stories that really need to be told,” Carlson said. “The waitress, the teacher, the lawyer, the accountant, the members of our military; I’ve heard from oil-rig operators, police officers, firefighters. It’s everywhere. It’s a pervasive epidemic, so we’re just getting started on the #MeToo movement.”

The Holt Lecture: Empowering Women in the Workplace with Gretchen Carlson

The 2018 Holt Lecture featured a conversation with Gretchen Carlson, formerly of Fox News, and Professor Lisa Schweitzer. Carlson helped change the cultural conversation around sexual harassment in the workplace when she filed and won a lawsuit against the then-chairman of Fox News, Roger Ailes, for sexual harassment. Since that time, she has “walked off the set” and began…

USC Price, The Holt Lecture featuring Gretchen Carlson on Empowering Women in the Workplace

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The 2018 Holt Lecture will focus on gender equality in the workplace and institutions. Gretchen Carlson, formerly of Fox News, will join Professor Lisa Schweitzer for a forward-looking conversation on creating institutions which empower individuals rather than harm. Carlson is among many journalists and media personalities who have stepped into the light of public conversation regarding a rampant institutional blind-eye toward sexual abuses and exploitation.

New Paper: Benefits-sharing agreements and nonideal theory: The warning signs of agreement co-optation

“Benefits-sharing agreements and nonideal theory: The warning signs of agreement co-optation”
Jovanna Rosen, Lisa Schweitzer

Community members seek benefits-sharing planning agreements to advance their own distributive justice goals by directing benefits to communities. Nonideal theory does much to explain the context and possibilities for these agreements. The agreements forged between communities and development interests seek to address, but not completely achieve, distributive justice via consensus …

Killers of the Flower Moon

Host Jeffery Jenkins (@jaj7d) is joined by guests Richard Green (@keynesianr), Lisa Schweitzer (@drschweitzer), and David Treuer (@DavidTreuer) to discuss David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon.

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Senate Bill 827, Equity, and the Need for Coalition Building in the YIMBY Movement

Streetsblog SF cited comments by Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School about the proposed Senate Bill 827 in California to change zoning laws across the state. Lisa Schweitzer, a professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy, laid out many of the same concerns I have in her blog post, “If ‘no credible housing…