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PIPE* Workshop: Steven Liao, UCRiverside

PIPE* Workshop: Steven Liao, UCRiverside
Tuesday, January 23 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Foreign Real Estate Investment and Incumbent Party Support in the U.S.

Few economic issues affect people as personally and universally as housing. Yet despite the increasing globalization of housing markets, little is known about its effect on political behavior. This study explores how Chinese investments in U.S. residential property shaped support for the incumbent party.

Women’s Marches return to the Bay Area, nation: ‘People are ready to take action’

The San Jose Mercury News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on why this year’s women’s march is still a significant political event. Even if the march fails to match last year’s numbers and drama, there is still great value to the newfound women’s movements, said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a veteran political…

To buy or not to buy? New tax law creates uncertainty for some homebuyers

The Orange County Register quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about whether the new federal tax code will impact home buying in California for those that can afford a mortgage more than $750,000. Richard Green, director of USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate, predicted the tax overhaul will backfire, possibly triggering a recession…

GOP Retirements Muddle Congressional Races

Fox & Hounds Daily published commentary Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on how the retirement of GOP representatives may help and hurt the Democrats’ chances of flipping those seats in the midterm elections. Certainly, the trend line for California Republicans has been straight downhill. Democrats now hold a 19-point…

Trump’s tweet the stuff of re-election dreams for Calif. Sen. Feinstein

The San Francisco Chronicle quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on why Senator Dianne Feinstein’s defiance of President Donald Trump may help her own reelection race. Politics likely had at least something to do with Feinstein’s decision to challenge Trump and the GOP leadership directly, said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a political communications…

California fights back against Trump’s federal agenda

Financial Times quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the schism between President Donald Trump and California’s policies. “There haven’t been such dramatic fissures between the White House and California before,” says Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a professor of public policy at the University of Southern California. She believes Mr Trump has directed…

PIPE* Workshop: Foreign Real Estate Investment and Incumbent Party Support in the U.S.

Few economic issues affect people as personally and universally as housing. Yet despite the increasing globalization of housing markets, little is known about its effect on political behavior. This study explores how Chinese investments in U.S. residential property shaped support for the incumbent party. I argue that foreign real estate investment affects incumbent support in…

PIPE* Workshop: Thad Kousser, UC San Diego

Life, Literacy, and The Pursuit of Prosperity: Party Competition & Policy Outcomes in 50 States About the Talk: We examine whether strenuous party competition promotes economic development and improves social outcomes, drawing on evidence from the 50 American states over the last century. Our evidence includes data on party competition, state spending, and measures of health, education, and prosperity, drawn…

Trump Would Welcome Challenge From Oprah Winfrey for President

The New York Times (in a Reuters story) quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about Oprah Winfrey’s credibility across party lines. Jeffe, the USC professor, cautioned against thinking of Hollywood as a monolith of liberal Democrats. Besides the liberal creative talent, Hollywood money also comes from the more conservative, unionized trade and…

In Clash Between California and Trump, It’s One America Versus Another

The New York Times quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the political identity of California. Beyond demographics and politics, charting its own course is part of the identity of California. “We are the frontier,” said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a political scientist at the University of Southern California. “Beyond us, there’s nothing…