Dowell Myers

University of Southern California

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Professor of Policy and Planning at the University of Southern California; author of Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America and Analysis with Local Census Data: Portraits of Change

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As millennials get older and look to move out of small apartments, what does that mean for construction in downtown LA and elsewhere with housing shortages?

What aging millennials mean for downtown development

As millennials get older and look to move out of small apartments, what does that mean for construction in downtown LA and elsewhere with housing shortages?

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The Mayor of Los Angeles is stepping all over what's long been called "the third rail of California politics," Proposition 13, which passed in 1978.  Property taxes were on the rise,…

Mayor Villaraigosa Takes On Prop 13

The Mayor of Los Angeles is stepping all over what's long been called "the third rail of California politics," Proposition 13, which passed in 1978.  Property taxes were on the rise,…

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Since it became a state in 1850, California grew so fast that it gained congressional seats after every census. Not this time around.

Census Figures Indicate Shift in the Political Landscape

Since it became a state in 1850, California grew so fast that it gained congressional seats after every census. Not this time around.

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