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 … Continued
On April 21, 2020, the LAEDC Institute for Applied Economics has published estimates for the Southern California economic conditions in May 2020, estimating a potential unemployment rate of 31.7% for … Continued
LAEDC’s Judy Kruger was among those interviewed in recent days for the much anticipated Blue Sky Metropolis documentary, which will chronicle the rather amazing history of LA’s dominance in the … 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 found that the Pacific Standard Time LA/LA initiative not only brought the Latin American and Latin art to 2.8 million visitors at more than 70 cultural … 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
February 8th, from 4:00-8:00pm LAEDC will host the new Digital Media and Entertainment (DME) Industry Council Meeting and a Digital Media Expo, where we will also present a new industry report … Continued
Digital skills becoming increasingly essential for well-paying “middle skill” jobs, as highlighted by Brookings Institution and this article in Marketwatch. This one chart sums up what’s happening to America’s ‘good’ … Continued
As part of the SCAG Annual Economic Summit, LAEDC has prepared an economic update for LA County, with information about industries, jobs, educational attainment, real wages and more. Thanks to … Continued
California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program is a targeted economic stimulus initiative designed to protect and increase film and television production, jobs and tax revenues in California. The state’s … 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.
FDI is responsible for 439,000 jobs and nearly 10,000 firms in Southern California, according to the new World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) report, Foreign Direct Investment in Southern California, 2017. … Continued
LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has released the report, Goods on the Move: Trade and Logistics in Southern California. The report looks at jobs, wages, economic impact, trends, and factors … Continued