The landmark survey following U.S. presidential elections is produced by a research collaborative co-led by faculty from UCLA
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More than 60 elected officials learn about effective public policies that support Latino families and communities.
Mark S. Kaplan, professor of social welfare at UCLA Luskin, has researched suicide and written about it from several perspectives. He joined the Scholars’ Circle podcast to talk about some of the potential explanations for the recently reported increase in suicides in the United States. The interview is the first segment of the podcast.
UCLA Luskin professor emeritus will help guide the organization, which advises policymakers on science and technology issues.
Research by Professor Laura Abrams of UCLA Luskin Social Welfare is mentioned in a story that originated with the Chronicle of Social Change and has been picked up by other media outlets, including the Appeal and the Press-Telegram. Senate Bill (SB) 439 would prevent the juvenile justice system from hearing most cases of children younger than age […]
A study by R. Jisung Park, assistant professor of public policy, is cited in the online story that accompanies a recent NPR “Morning Edition” piece about the impact of hot weather on brain function. Compared with a 72-degree day, “taking an exam on a 90◦F day leads to a 10.9 percent lower likelihood of passing […]
In an opinion piece for the political news website The Hill, UCLA Luskin’s Martin Gilens, professor of public policy, joins co-author Benjamin I. Page of Northwestern University in proposing a set of reforms that would actually increase democratic responsiveness. They say their research indicates that the most important and most promising changes fall into five groups: 1. […]
Online resources from CNK include L.A. County inventory and map of anti-displacement policies, and a map of neighborhood change and gentrification in region.
The tweets of Donald Trump are not known for factual accuracy, and Jorja Leap of UCLA Luskin Social Welfare told PolitiFact that his recent claims about ICE “liberating” towns from MS-13 and other gangs are an “outrageous” example of his tendency to exaggerate. “This is hyperbolic and misleading language,” said Leap, who is also director of the Health […]
UCLA Luskin’s Michael Manville recently did an on-camera interview for Fox 11 News about possible solutions to traffic gridlock in Los Angeles. The piece by reporter Phil Shuman is also available for viewing with a short text summary on the station’s website.