The USC Price Center for Social Innovation brings an interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to social innovation research. Through relevant, rigorous research, Price Center faculty explore a variety of topics that seek to inform and advance new models of equity and opportunity for low-income children and families.View All Research
This report examines the resources and benefits available to families and identifies the points at which the social safety net may become a barrier to economic independence.
This literature review examines the implementation of Fair Chance and Ban the Box laws and their subsequent impact on justice-involved individuals, employers and their communities.
This report details the findings of an evaluation of Emergency Aid (EA) programs at the University of Southern California and within the Los Angeles Community College District, which were designed to help students overcome short-term emergencies and ultimately improve longer-term student success.
The complexity of social problems, paired with constrained public resources, requires social innovators to identify new approaches for financing the delivery of social services.