Tag: research award

February 25, 2016
August 21, 2015

What motivates individuals to not only work hard but to go above and beyond their job requirements when working for organizations that deliver social goods?

August 21, 2015

Governmental public policies provide a framework for programs, services, and resource allocations to address societal problems. The bicameral nature of the United States Congress provides a setting for conflict not just on whether to reform existing policy, but on what policy instruments to employ. 

August 21, 2015

Policies such as community benefits agreements (CBAs) and project labor agreements (PLAs) have recently proliferated in urban governance. These community development agreements similarly attempt to leverage urban growth and public participation within the development process to promote community development (Saito & Truong, 2014).

August 21, 2015

Does transparency enhance the ability for voters to evaluate candidates for office, and reward those candidates who are transparent and honest? Did the random audit policy formerly used by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) have positive benefits for both citizens and candidates?  We theorize that increased transparency creates a stronger democratic process by providing more information to voters about candidates.

December 2, 2013

by Jeremy Loudenback The onset of climate change is expected to have a powerful impact on California, from effects on growing seasons in agricultural areas to more frequent forest fires. But…

September 17, 2013
April 11, 2013
December 4, 2012
November 20, 2012

Professor Terry Cooper, along with research students Weijie Wang, Hui Li, and Henry Yee (now Assistant Professor at National University of Singapore), have been working on a Bedrosian Center funded project called “From Subjects to Citizens: How…

November 13, 2012
October 23, 2012

Last week, we caught up with Assistant Professor David Suárez. He has been working on a project entitled “Collaboration and Civic Engagement in National Parks.” Today, we’ll take a look at some of his findings and possible impacts.

April 20, 2012

Bedrosian Research Award Seminar featuring Richard Callahan, Associate Professor USF Conventional wisdom typically describes the recurring challenges in gang violence and homelessness in Los Angeles County as criminal justice, community…

March 30, 2012

Organizational Culture and the Dynamics of Collaborative Networks Featuring Chris Weare and Nicole Esparza Recently, inter-organizational collaborative networks have received increasing attention from political science and public administration scholars. From…

February 24, 2012