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Bedrosian Faculty at APPAM

Center Director, Raphael Bostic and Bedrosian Faculty Affiliates, Elizabeth Graddy, Pamela McCann, Juliet Musso, William Resh, and Christopher Weare among others, are presenting at this year’s Association for Public Policy Analysis and Managment (APPAM) Fall Conference in Albuquerque, NM this week. Raphael Bostic will be participating in the following roundtables: The Read more…

Beyond the University

In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters, by Michael S. Roth. The book has been getting a lot of  media attention in the higher ed circles, and we think it’s a decidedly important topic, one that impacts governance dramatically. Roth takes an historic look at thought on education in America.

To listen to the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast discussion of Enforcing Order, click the orange arrow in the Soundcloud player above or download it on Soundcloud, iTunes U, iTunes Podcasts

Disjointed policies thwarting housing, economists lament

Raphael Bostic is quoted in an article on housing policy in Market Watch.

Officials should pay more attention to whether various policies are accomplishing desirable and efficient goals, experts said. Benefits from the popular mortgage-interest deduction, for example, skew toward higher-income households, critics note.

“[It’s] an expenditure that is not actually accomplishing a social benefit, so we have to change that,” said Raphael Bostic, a professor at the University of Southern California and former assistant secretary for policy development and research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Read the full article here.

Unite For Veterans

July 16, 2014 7:30am to 2:00pm Unite for Veterans will bring together key business and civic leaders, agencies and community stakeholders to highlight the scalable best practices in employment, housing and other human services to provide veterans with a fulfilling life after military service. Register online today. Keynote address by Read more…

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