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Where Policy Hits the Pavement: Storytelling in a Disconnected Age How narrative can shape a better understanding of today’s big issues.Communication and policy...let's think about it differently. Look beyond the…Find out more »
Sidestepping Primary Reform: Political Action in Response to Institutional Change Many believe that primary elections distort representation in American legislatures because unrepresentative actors nominate extremist candidates. Advocates have reformed primaries…Find out more »
Political Economy of Executive Politics In recent years, as polarization has gripped legislatures in America and inhibited lawmaking, executive branch officials have stepped into the policymaking breach. For example, a…Find out more »
This masterclass, presented in partnership with RNCI will focus on the theme of "Working Toward the New Hollywood." Indigenous Screenwriters Masterclass LabThis screenwriting masterclass, presented in partnership with RNCI will…Find out more »
A live play reading of "Who Are We" by Lennixx-Nickolai Treat Bad Moccasin (enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe). A Live Play ReadingThis event will feature a live…Find out more »
Join USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and USC Bedrosian Center at a special luncheon with L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger. Supervisor Kathryn Barger began her career in public…Find out more »
Monitoring bureaucratic performance in developing country governments A major challenge faced by developing country governments is how to successfully monitor bureaucratic performance, especially in environments with weak state capacity. In…Find out more »
The United States is more unequal today than at any other time in its history. The economic, social and political power of most Americans continues to erode, yet policymakers and politicians on both sides of the aisle haven’t addressed the issue.
USC Price is committed to taking a leadership role to combat the corrosive public policy impact of structural inequality through deep thinking, groundbreaking research and innovative private sector partnerships.Find out more »
The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the
USC Bedrosian Center invite you to attend a special luncheon with
California State Controller Betty T. Yee.
By the People: Electoral Reform, Public Administration, and the California 2018 Election Although Americans broadly agree that something is wrong with government, there is much less consensus about what ought…Find out more »
Symposium at USC on Election Administration and Technology, 6 paper presentations in three panels with discussants. As the administration of elections has become a bigger and more complex political issue…Find out more »
Join the Bedrosian Center’s newest Visiting Fellow, Ehsan Zaffar, for an informal conversation about inequality.Find out more »
Choosing Racial Identity in the United States, 1880-1940
Emily Nix's paper documents that many black males experienced a change in racial classification to white in the United States, 1880 - 1940, while changes in racial classification were negligible for other racesFind out more »
Jamila Michener (Cornell University) will be discussing her new book Fragmented Democracy.
Unpacking how federalism transforms Medicaid beneficiaries' interpretations of government and structures their participation in politics, this book examines American democracy from the vantage point(s) of those who are living in or near poverty, (disproportionately) black or Latino, and reliant on a federated government for vital resources.Find out more »
Jamila Michener (Cornell University) will be discussing her new book "Fragmented Democracy." Fragmented Democracy Medicaid is the single largest public health insurer in the United States, covering upward of 70…Find out more »