Luskin Center News

Luskin Center News


October 01, 2013
LOS ANGELES, October 1, 2012 — Businesses along the June 2013 CicLAvia route experienced a 10 percent bump in sales on the day of the event, a new study from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs has found. The increase was greater among those businesses that engaged with CicLAvia participants such as with a vending table or music. “Active participant” businesses saw their sales increase 57 percent according to the study, with sales revenue increases of $1,356 on average compared to $407 on average for all businesses.


August 22, 2013
John Villasenor is director for the Luskin Center's new Digital Technoligies Initiative.
August 22, 2013
Andre Nel, Tim Malloy, Elina Nasser, Dave Avery, and Elizabeth Beryt have co-authored an editor
August 22, 2013
Nanotechnology is transforming industries from medicine to consumer products, and engineered nanomaterials can now be found in items as diverse as clothing, electronic devices, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. New materials are being produced rapidly.


June 05, 2013
Here are photos, presentations and videos from our May 31st event What Climate Change Means for LA: Likely Impacts and Proactive Policies ImagesView photos from the event herePresentations


May 29, 2013
We are pleased to share with you the Luskin Center’s annual newsletter, IMPACT. Now in its fifth year, the Luskin Center is undergoing exciting growth. We have formed new research partnerships, informed policies, and received several awards for our research products. We could not have done any of it without you and our other collaborators.
May 16, 2013
Los Angeles is now home to the nation's largest rooftop solar energy program. We're happy to share with you a new video from the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) about the pioneering CLEAN LA Solar program, and featuring J.R. DeShazo of the Luskin Center.


April 18, 2013
Creating a revolving loan fund to finance clean-energy and energy-efficiency projects could dramatically increase the economic impact of Proposition 39 compared to using grants and rebates, according to a new report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation. The report was commissioned by the Los Angeles Business Council Institute.