Tag: research

September 16, 2020
June 11, 2020
February 24, 2020

Going into the 2020 election, popular fear of interference, fraud, or election meddling, means that leveraging the tools of rigorous social science is as important as ever.

Participants in the USC Bedrosian Center’s Symposium on Election Administration and Technology skillfully brought data, theory, and logic to bear on questions often driven by reflexive fear, anger, or confusion.

April 15, 2019
March 18, 2019

By Matthew Kredell

In the early history of the United States, settlers moved west into unsurveyed land and built homes and farms without regard to land title.

As the country expanded, one of the federal government’s chief means of acquiring revenue was the sale of public land. When the government put land up for auction, frontier settlers were at risk of losing their homes or farms.

December 5, 2018

PS You’re Busted: How bridging silos in research & practice can impact human trafficking irl In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins talks about human trafficking with Greg…

November 19, 2018
September 26, 2018

Creativity, Energy, & Experimentation In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins and Benjamin Newman, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the UC Riverside, discuss creativity…

July 10, 2018

by Anthony Orlando Though we are sad to bid farewell to “Our American Discourse,” we welcome the opportunity to talk about farewells—indeed, the hardest farewells of all: those that happen after…

February 25, 2016
September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

Assistant Professor, Alexandra Graddy-Reed and her colleague Lauren Lanahan (University of Oregon) have received an Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  They will…

November 4, 2014

Vincent Reina  will be presenting a paper at the APPAM Fall Research Conference: Are They Protected? a National Analysis of What Happens to Subsidized Tenants When an Owner Opts out Abstract: The…

March 10, 2014

Challenges and Best Practices March 10, 2014 12:00pm to 1:30pm Join us for a discussion of with distinguished local government scholars and practitioners, and members of the research project Local…

April 11, 2013
March 28, 2013
October 2, 2012

Professor Yan Tang, Research Director of the Center, has recently published a book Ten Principles for a Rule-ordered Society: Enhancing China’s Governing Capacity in China (Beijing: China Economic Publishing House,…

April 26, 2010

Governance Salon featuring David Lewis, Vanderbilt University April 26, 2010 This paper explains why American presidents politicize some agencies and not others. It focuses on politicization motivated by a presidential…