USC College Magazine Spring/Summer 2009
SPECIAL FOCUS: THE ECONOMY
Going once, going twice, sold! Economist Simon Wilkie uses his expertise in game theory to devise a method for eliminating the country’s stockpile of toxic assets. This is one auction we can’t afford to miss.
By Laurie Hartzell Full Story
50 Jobs, 50 States, 50 Weeks
Facing a dismal job market unmatched since the Great Depression? Such discouragement put this alumnus on his mettle to think big. He’s giving career mobility a whole new meaning — landing jobs from California to the New York Island, from the redwood forest to the gulf stream waters
Caroline Betts, associate professor of economics, and Robert Dekle, professor of economics, share their insights into the nuances of the economy.
Payments, fees, interest, statements — what does it all stack up to? Kelly McNamara Corley ’82 provides a peek into the credit industry’s legal landscape.
For geologist Jeffrey Wilson ’76, it takes more than just a pick and shovel to strike it rich. These days, gold exploration is as much about satellite imaging, computers, graduate degrees and, oddly enough, a good dose of international diplomacy.
Jason Thomas ’94, ’00 offers his fellow Trojans a few simple but important tips to re-examine their financial goals and tactics.
Campus News & Events
The College Commons
Kirk Douglas: 91 and Still Giving
Pentecostalism's Los Angeles Roots Go Global
The Great California Shakeout
Good Neighbors Campaign Reaches New Height
USC Launches Two New Bachelor of Arts Degrees
Coast Guard Approval for Connection to USC Catalina Campus
Taking a Stand for People and the Planet
It’s a Family Affair
Remarkable at Any Rate
From Russia With Love
In the Community
The Power of Attorney
In the Spotlight
In the Classroom
Can We Save Los Angeles?
In the Field
Beauty & Good Taste
In the World
The Chatter of Neurons
True Colors in the Autumn Years
In My Own Words
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