Mark Peterson, professor of public policy, political science and law, spoke to Elite Daily about the November 2018 midterm elections and the implications of a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives. Such an outcome would lead to an increase in investigations against Donald Trump and his administration and an end to Trump’s legislative agenda, […]
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Professor Mark Kaplan and other panelists share their expertise in a wide-ranging conversation hosted by UCLA Luskin Social Welfare
Urban Planning lecturer Paula Daniels’ vision for a values-based food system earns global distinction.
On Dana Rohrabacher’s chances of retaining his seat, the Los Angeles Initiative director says: “Don’t underestimate him because he will fight.”
North Dakota’s requirement to show proof of a street address could impede voting for many living on reservations, he says.
UCLA Luskin Urban Planning Chair Vinit Mukhija commented in a New York Times story about a program to offer homeowners incentives to house the homeless in their backyards. Pilot programs in the city and county of Los Angeles offer subsidies for the construction of so-called granny flats that would be rented for a set number […]
Zev Yaroslavsky, director of the Los Angeles Initiative at UCLA Luskin, shared his expertise on housing policy with several media outlets covering the November 2018 ballot measure that would give California cities more power to curb rising rents. “The state doesn’t do anything for renters. It does everything for property owners and developers,” Yaroslavsky told […]
Sanford Jacoby, distinguished professor emeritus of public policy at UCLA Luskin, commented in a front-page New York Times article about the remarkably egalitarian employee profit-sharing program offered by Sears in its heyday. Before it was phased out in the 1970s, the stock-ownership plan allowed Sears workers at all ranks to build a comfortable nest egg. […]
Public Policy’s Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld is part of UCLA team awarded $940,000 to develop cutting-edge tools to evaluate vast amounts of social and mass media data.
Just a month into the new academic year, 90 students have declared the pre-major and dozens more have reached out to learn about the ambitious program.