Content Authored by: Victoria Pike Bond

Who is and who’s not receiving pandemic-related unemployment aid in Riverside County

Non-Hispanic whites least likely to fall outside of unemployment insurance coverage

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Policymakers are short shrifting the creative economy

COVID-19 health mandates disproportionally affect arts and culture businesses

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity blown off its years-long growth run

Healthcare under pressure as pandemic exposes critical industry shortcomings

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Economic turmoil expected through second quarter of 2020

COVID-19 will deliver a blow but how bad it will be is yet to be seen

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Why multifamily housing is expensive to build in Los Angeles

Report calls for policymakers to enact zoning and other reforms

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire helps drive California’s economic expansion

The region has a higher share of job growth than the nation, California as a whole, and neighboring Southern California metros

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth

Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Governor’s initiative misunderstands inland California’s economies

‘Regions Rise Together’ comparison to coastal regions may distort policy direction

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Business size matters when it comes to economic growth

New analysis finds small businesses are powering establishment growth, but medium and large firms contribute more to job gains

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity jumps following first quarter slowdown

New analysis reveals region’s most and least competitive industries

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire wage gains continue

Wage growth still trails state but fuels impressive jumps in local taxable sales

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire outpacing California in business establishment growth

Region has more than offset establishment losses from the ‘Great Recession’

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business