Areas of Expertise:
airlines | strikes | U.S. economy | recessions | Asia
Jerry Nickelsburg, adjunct professor of economics in the UCLA Anderson School of Management and senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is an expert on the U.S. and California economies. He researches monetary economics, econometrics and aviation economics and comments frequently on topics including recessions, the airline industry and the economic impact of issues such as wildfires the and labor strikes in the entertainment industry. Nickelsburg also teaches a course on understanding and predicting Asian economies.
Nickelsburg has conducted special studies into the future of manufacturing in Los Angeles, distribution of income, the economic impact of the writer’s strike, the undocumented workers in the construction and manufacturing labor force, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the garment industry, focusing on the development of new data and the application of economic theory and statistical methods.