Economics professor Adriana Lleras-Muney writes about how a welfare experiment from 100 years ago offers a dramatic lesson in what really helps poor children.
For the nation, the near-term outlook is optimistic, thanks to strong equipment spending, a potential tax cut and an uptick in consumer spending.
A new book co-authored by UCLA professor of urban planning Chris Tilly challenges the “myth of inevitability” for poor working conditions in America’s largest employment sector.
Ivo Welch notes that the energy consumption to fuel the digital currency is equivalent to the consumption of just fewer than 2 million average U.S. households.
In pre-World War II Germany, sports clubs became a vehicle to spread Nazism.
Political scientist Margaret Peters says historically trade barriers meant more open immigration policies, while free trade meant more immigration restrictions.
The third quarter report notes that the economy has grown, despite the chaos in Washington, D.C.
In this Q&A, he explains how ending DACA would harm economic growth, the role immigrants play in the economy and what should happen next.
Three urban planning professors note that L.A. has more land, and land value, than development, so a small land tax could raise more money for affordable housing.
As these communities rapidly gentrify, spurred in part by extension of the region’s rail network, soaring rents are pushing out the newest generation of immigrants and threatening their businesses.
The awards recognize the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate subjects in business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world.
Law professor Adam Winkler notes that justices appointed by Republicans and Democrats have tended to side with business interests in cases before the court.
Economist Jerry Nickelsburg on how the Nordic nation overcame a deep financial crisis through improved regulation, higher bank equity requirements, and strict financial stress tests.
Finance professor Bhagwan Chowdhry says protectionist barriers won’t stop robots from taking U.S. jobs.
While California has been a winner in the free trade world market in terms of its agricultural exports, gains in technology and location on the Pacific rim in close proximity to Asia, manufacturing centers in the Midwest like Detroit have lost good-paying union jobs.
More than 10,000 adults offered their thoughts on health care reform, immigration, taxes, climate change, Black Lives Matter and other public policy issues.
The report projects robust job growth and increased defense spending.
Professor Shlomo Benartzi writes that when it comes to saving money people recognize the benefit of protection from one’s self.
To explain why L.A.'s fortunes started to fall and the Bay Area's began to rise, Michael Storper and Zev Yaroslavsky discuss what happened after 1970.
The report reveals that the natural cycle in commercial real estate appears to be running its course, somewhat independent of the results of the presidential contest.
Economist Lee Ohanian on how the president-elect’s plans to reduce globalization and immigration could undermine his promises of job growth and prosperity.
When Donald Trump was elected, UCLA Anderson economists revised their prognostications for the nation, state and Los Angeles.
Economist Jerry Nickelsburg on how not leveraging the windfall of abundant natural resources into investments into education and infrastructure limits economic growth.
Research co-authored by UCLA professor Mark Kaplan attempted to explain how different aspects of an economic downturn affect suicide rates and alcohol-related suicides in particular.
Although prostitution has been studied by various social scientists, the “world’s oldest profession” has received less attention from economists. But that’s changing.