The LAEDC’s unbiased economic research and analysis sets the organization apart from other traditional economic development corporations. Sound economic information and analysis is the foundation for all of the LAEDC’s public and commissioned reports, which are used by businesses, government officials, and public and private companies to inform their decision-making. We offer unparalleled economic research and policy analysis through our two teams of economists. Led by Dr. Christine Cooper, the Economic and Policy Analysis Group offers objective economic and policy research for public agencies and private firms. And the Kyser Center for Economic Research, led by Dr. Robert Kleinhenz, produces public-benefit reports that help you understand the diverse and fast-changing Southern California market.