Gearing Up for an Urban Planning Education

More than a hundred students from two Los Angeles high schools visit UCLA Luskin to learn about transforming their communities

U.S. Retail Jobs Are Bad — But It Doesn’t Have to Stay That Way

A new book co-authored by UCLA Luskin Urban Planner professor Chris Tilly challenges the “myth of inevitability” for poor working conditions in America’s largest employment sector

Helping America’s Domestic Workers: ‘We Must Do Better’

In Regents Lecture, Ai-Jen Poo talks about compassion, care and rights for those who take care of others’ families

Learning About the ‘Magic of Public Policy’

Mexico City’s Secretary of Economic Development speaks to UCLA Luskin students about minimum wage, other issues

New Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy to Launch with Series of Events Feb. 4-5

Inauguration will include panels with scholars, activists and organizers, plus a Luskin Lecture and special screening featuring David Simon, writer and creator of “The Wire” and “Treme”

Chris Tilly

Chris Tilly studies labor markets, inequality, urban development,…