Gary Painter

An expert on urban and housing economics, social policy and education

Professor, USC Price School of Public Policy

Director, Graduate Programs in Public Policy

Director of Social Policy, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation


  • urban economics
  • homeownership and housing markets
  • immigration and housing
  • gateway cities for immigrants
  • community development
  • affordable housing
  • public finance
  • poverty
  • social policy and social innovation
  • education policy
  • coronavirus/COVID-19 threat to vulnerable populations

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