The Lewis Center at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs


    The Lewis Center advances research solutions for California’s urban and regional challenges, with an emphasis on transportation, economic development and housing, and the environment.
    Founded in 1988 as a research center of the UCLA School of Public Affairs, we are dedicated to the interdisciplinary study and understanding of urban and regional policy issues affecting California. We support high-quality scholarly research, offer public programs and events, conduct a wide range of research studies, and provide accessible publications of our research findings. We strive to make our research and activities accessible and responsive to policymakers, opinion leaders, public officials, and the general community.