UCLA's Quality of Life Index found that the young and economically stressed are far less optimistic about their opportunities.
The local union members lost their jobs in the hospitality and restaurant industries as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
The update is the second revision to the regular quarterly spring forecast, which was published on March 12.
A new survey shows that despite deep concern, most Angelenos trust the response of local officials to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Till von Wachter, director of the California Policy Lab, says that even with the CARES Act prolonged large-scale unemployment may still be hard to reverse.
The escalating effects of the coronavirus pandemic have reduced the first-quarter 2020 forecast of GDP growth to 0.4%.
Senior economist David Shulman writes that the pandemic is “both a supply shock and a demand shock on the economy.”
Lynn Vavreck and Chris Tausanovitch have been surveying Americans to discover what drives voters.
Jennifer Chun examines how labor, gender, race, class and migration intersect in today’s global economy.
The report says GDP will reach 2% in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the California economy looks slightly stronger than previously predicted.
Economic anthropologist Hannah Appel will focus on future of finance in new role at the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
The authors expect California's unemployment rate to rise to an average of 5.1% in the fourth quarter of 2020.
A report on California’s economy found that the state’s rapid job growth is slowing down.
The $140 million endeavor is devoted to using data to transform U.S. manufacturing for global competitiveness and energy productivity.
UCLA's Quality of Life Index shows that sky-high housing prices most worry respondents — especially younger people and renters.
Economists explore in a working paper whether parental gender attitudes have an effect on math aptitude.
Foreign retaliation to U.S. tariffs disproportionately affects Republican-leaning counties, report finds
The aggregate yearly loss to the U.S. economy from the trade war is about $7.8 billion, according to a working paper by a team of economists that includes UCLA professor Pablo Fajgelbaum.
The report predicts weaker housing markets into 2020 in California. One bright spot in the outlook is investment in intellectual property, which consists largely of software development; film and TV production; and corporate research and development.
Those who keep finances separate are likelier to split up and be less satisfied, according to a working paper from researchers at UCLA Anderson, Notre Dame and University College of London.
The UCLA report calls for conservation, policy and infrastructure improvements.
Formed in partnership with the Waitt Foundation, the Blue Prosperity program works with local governments, businesses and communities.
The report’s authors write that the big question for the California economy is how long the state’s tech industry boom can continue.
Alumnus Kevin Albert’s donation will establish a fund to provide permanent resources for fellowships.
California law could be amended to allow Los Angeles to extend rent protections to units that are not currently rent-controlled, including properties built since 1979.
California’s economy is expected to continue to grow faster than the U.S. economy, but the report indicates that growth at the state and national levels will be weaker in 2020.