Category: Research Updates

April 4, 2018

With the goal of fostering cross-disciplinary synergies among political economy scholars and fill the need for a regular meeting place, the USC PIPE Collaborative hosted the First Annual Political Institutions and Political Economy Conference on March 15-16, convening major U.S. scholars from political science, economics, and law to cover important new research on topics such as the unilateral presidency, Congressional committees, city policies, electoral rules, political leadership, and partisanship.

February 14, 2018

New publication from Richard Green: “Gender Difference and Intra-Household Economic Power in Mortgage Signing Order.”

Gender difference is deeply rooted in our identity and has been widely documented by economists in disparate real-world economic contexts. For example, though women have made substantial labor market gains in both participation and earnings, gender inequality persists …

December 2, 2017

Nearly 20 years ago, Stanford Professor Keith Krehbiel wrote a book showing that political parties are less important in legislative-executive politics than previously thought — challenging previous assumptions of American politics and influencing the work of many up-and-coming scholars. USC Price School of Public Policy Provost Professor Jeffery Jenkins was completing graduate school when Krehbiel released Pivotal Politics: A Theory of U.S. Lawmaking in 1998.

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June 28, 2016

By Susan Wampler Assistant Professor Emma Aguila, whose research spurred reforms to improve the financial security of millions of people in Mexico, has won the USC Price School of Public…

June 28, 2016

By Susan Wampler Assistant Professor Emma Aguila, whose research spurred reforms to improve the financial security of millions of people in Mexico, has won the USC Price School of Public…

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October 20, 2015

by Justine Dodgen This month, Professor and Bedrosian Center Research Director Shui Yan Tang coauthored a new article in the Policy Studies Journal entitled “Political Commitment, Policy Ambiguity, and Corporate Environmental Practices.” His…

October 20, 2015

by Justine Dodgen Last month, Professor and Bedrosian Center Research Director Shui Yan Tang was published in the Journal of Environmental Management. His article, entitled “Stakeholder demands and corporate environmental coping…