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9-21-20 LAEDC webinar analyzes LA County jobs and unemployment data, industry recovery, and includes analysis of Yelp data on permanent business closures
6-30-20 Steps to safer re-opening of your business, LAEDC Safer at Work webinar
Recap of WTCLA Virtual Tour: Los Angeles Opportunities in Sustainability
On September 24th, World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA), LAEDC’s subsidiary, hosted “Los Angeles Opportunities in Sustainability,” a program designed to help investors explore some of the many paths to...
Creating Art Through the Pandemic: Recap of LAEDC Digital Media & Ent Council
The struggles and innovation of the massive Arts sector in Los Angeles was discussed September 18th at LAEDC’s Digital Media & Entertainment (DME) Council, as speakers talked about how the...
LAEDC hiring several positions - please share on your networks
LAEDC seeking two economists, a program manager, two paid economics interns, and other positions As LAEDC increasingly provides assistance for the recovery efforts in LA’s economy, we are expanding our...
KJLH interviews LAEDC's Stephen Cheung about jobs in LA County
Where are the jobs in Los Angeles? Listen to this segment on RadioFreeKJLH. Big thanks to Dominique DiPrima for hosting this conversation. Stephen Cheung, LAEDC’s COO joins the conversation on...
Overcoming challenges: stories of perseverance and assistance in LAEDC 2020 Annual Report
LAEDC’s annual report tells the stories of many businesses and their employees who have faced unprecedented crisis in 2020 and managed to move ahead. Read a few of their stories...
LAEDC adding two economists: Join our team
LAEDC is currently hiring for a Senior Economist and an Associate Economist to add additional capacity to our Institute for Applied Economics, doing the kinds of analysis that support social...
New Go-Biz Initiative Looks to Support Smallest of California Small Businesses
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced the California Rebuilding Fund, a new public-private partnership that will leverage government backed capital to support California’s small businesses...
Clean Transportation Equity, Jobs, and Economic Recovery: LAEDC speaks at CEC Workshop
LAEDC’s Jessica Ku Kim spoke at the California Energy Commission (CEC) Workshop meeting (webinar) on August 19th on the topic of economic recovery related to the California clean transportation industry.
LA's EV companies on the move: Canoo to go public on NASDAQ, Xos Trucks raises $20M
Two electric vehicle OEMs in LA County have this week announced major financial deals, extending the region’s investment in EV innovation. With a plethora of EV makers including a number...
LAX subcontractor opps discussed at e4 "Women in Advanced Transportation"
Samantha Bricker of LA World Airports (LAWA) outlined ways to participate in infrastructure improvement projects at LAX, with a panel discussion focused on women in the industry
Sep 21st Economic Update webinarOctober 01, 2020 12:00 am
Analysis of the latest California unemployment data, trends in the stock and bond markets, recent movements in home and…
Workforce Development meetings at CCWOctober 01, 2020 8:00 am
Center for a Competitive Workforce convenes community colleges with industry in meetings to support program development and work based…
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