Happy Canada Day, one and all. A new report is now available that highlights the strong connections between our friends to the north and Southern California, including Foreign Direct Investment … Continued
The LAEDC enthusiastically applauds the appointment of Lenny Mendonca to serve as Governor Gavin Newsom’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor and as Director of the Office of Business and Economic … Continued
Cities of Azusa and Whittier Recognized as Los Angeles County’s “Most Business-Friendly” Cities at 2018 LAEDC Eddy Awards LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 8, 2018) Tonight at the 23rd annual Eddy … Continued
On November 2nd, InnovateLA held its annual kickoff event, launching its two-week countywide celebration through November 18th. LA’s most innovative students, companies and nonprofit organizations came together at the Water Garden, Santa … Continued
LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has published the annual LAEDC Economic Forecast, covering years 2018-2019, with a focus on California and Los Angeles County. About 500 attendees joined LAEDC for the report’s release, and heard from numerous expert speakers, including a panel discussing solutions to the shrinking middle class.
Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa exchanged ideas with civic stewards at LAEDC’s Board of Governors meeting on January 17th, 2018. Pictured with LAEDC Chair Jodie Lesh, the former Mayor of City … Continued
In response to the growing concern about the fast transitioning economy and job markets, which are becoming increasingly more technical and specialized, LA County’s 19 Community Colleges have agreed to launch and co-invest in the region’s first Center for a Competitive Workforce, which will be housed at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). The Center will deliver on the vision of the statewide Strong Workforce Program with new and better coordination by combining research on the supply of and demand for talent, which may incite changes across the state in how Strong Workforce is implemented.
The 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy was released May 18th, 2017 by Otis College. As in past years, LAEDC economists provided the data analysis, and LAEDC is grateful that Otis College … Continued
Former MEND leader, Marianne Haver Hill to lead the implementation of the five-year, multi-sector Los Angeles County Strategic Plan for Economic Development LOS ANGELES, CA – (February 22, 2017) The … Continued
Spotlight on Communities is a pilot research project that provides economic data on subsets of our very diverse population here in L.A. County. There has been continued interest in better understanding our … Continued