Video of the 8th Annual L.A. Policy Symposium, which was held on April 4, 2014. Now in its eighth year, the LA Policy Symposium is an event jointly hosted by Pardee RAND Graduate School (PRGS), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California (USC), Pepperdine University, and Claremont Graduate University. The core mission of the symposium is to bring together the best minds in the region to address the toughest policy problems through debate and collaboration. The theme for this year's event was "The Power of Innovation to Drive Inclusive Growth."
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