Storm On The Horizon: Chance Of Recession High... It's Coming, But Not Quite Yet Moves By Federal Reserve Too Little, Too Late
The overheated U.S. economy is edging ever closer to a serious contraction, which would bring to an end the over decade-long expansionary period that began after the Great Recession. The trillion dollar questions are when will it hit and how bad will it be?
California Worker Shortage Remains Primary Obstacle To Job Growth Unemployment Dips; Still Higher Than Nation
California’s labor market continued to expand at a steady pace in the latest numbers, adding 42,900 jobs, but the lack of worker supply will constrain growth into the future.
Milestone: Texas's Hardest Hit Industry Makes Full Job Recovery State's Employment Growth To Continue
The most pandemic-damaged industry in Texas, Leisure and Hospitality, has recovered all the jobs it lost during the shutdowns that occurred at the onset of the crisis. The sector now houses more jobs than it did prior to the pandemic.
The Latest Numbers: Value Of CA Exports Decline, In Real Terms Longshore Labor Contract Negotiations Could Stymie West Coast Ports
Bouts of high inflation often yield misleading data. What looked like a 4.5% year-over-year increase in the value of California's export trade in April turned negative once adjusted for rising prices and a stronger dollar.
CA's Major Metros To Reach Full Job Recovery By Early 2023 State's Urban Cores Trail Nation
Although still lagging cities in other states and the nation as a whole, five of California's largest metro areas are expected to reach or surpass pre-pandemic job levels by early 2023.
The University of California's Eye Popping Economic Impact UC An Essential Engine
In contributing $82 billion to California's annual output and supporting 1 in every 45 jobs in the state, the UC system is an extraordinary engine of economic growth. Our new analysis reveals UC's full impact, from serving students to launching start-ups.
Beacon's analysis of the 2019 LA Pride Parade and Festival reveals the event generated nearly $75 million in economic output for LA County. Well over half of that amount was spent directly within the County.
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