National Economy on the Rise; California Employment Expected to Improve
Los Angeles, CA - LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2013-- In its first quarterly report of 2013, the UCLA Anderson Forecast’s outlook for the United States says that the country’s Gross Domestic Product is poised to surpass the 2% annual growth rate of the past four years and reach 3% by 2014.
California High-Speed Rail and Economic Lessons from Japan
With eyes on the California High Speed Rail (CHSRL) as Governor Jerry Brown and the state legislature take up issuance of construction bonds approved by the voter passage of Proposition 1A of 2008, Nickelsburg and co-author Saurabh Ahluwalia evaluated similar rail development in Japan. Under “project vision and scope” on the CHSRL Authority website, three categories of benefits for the rail project are considered: economic, environmental and community. Nickelsburg and Ahluwalia focused only on the induced economic development benefits in an essay titled, “California High-Speed Rail and Economic Lessons from Japan.” read more
California trade with Asia-Pacific Up
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director, Edward Leamer discusses Trade in an Interview with The California Report
Los Angeles, Mar. 30, 2011 - The story on trade in California is dramatically different from the rest of the nation. Nationwide, only 1 percent of companies export. California exporters shipped $11.7 billion worth of goods abroad in January alone, a number that hasn't been seen since 1987.
Winter/Spring Commercial Real Estate Survey Results
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey Sees Turning Point by 2013
California Continues a Slow Growth Recovery
Los Angeles, CA - Feb. 3, 2011 - California office and industrial markets are showing signs of real optimism, according to the latest Allen Matkins/ UCLA Anderson Forecast Commercial Real Estate Survey. The survey polls a panel of investors in commercial real estate as to their views of how the market will be changing over the coming three years.