Business activity in the Inland Empire continued to rise in the latest numbers, standing in stark contrast to the decline in GDP at the national level, according to the new Inland Empire Business Activity Index released today by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. The...
The Regents of the University of California have approved construction plans for a new UC Riverside School of Business building that will provide more instructional and administrative space to meet growing enrollment demand. The vote, which took place July 20, allows the campus to move forward with construction this fall...
Business activity in the Inland Empire has continued to grow, and in the context of today’s increasingly uncertain economic environment, stands in stark contrast to growth trends in the nation, according to the new Inland Empire Business Activity Index released today by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic...
Fewer than one-third of Inland Empire households can afford to buy a home in one of Southern California’s ‘most affordable’ housing markets
Despite recessionary fears, IE labor market continues to show strength
California does not need to choose between post-pandemic economic growth and reducing carbon emissions
Surprisingly, environmental leader California has a smaller ‘green economy’ than the average U.S. state and would need to add many thousands of environmentally friendly jobs to catch up. The good news is it’s on track to do just that, according to a new analysis released today by the UCR School...
Talking about innovation can hurt a firm’s market performance but enhance earnings
New analysis tracks performance of state’s creative industries before, during, and after covid, revealing longer term direction
Labor shortages will be region’s key restraint on economic growth
Local wages are not rising enough to keep up with inflation
High fees for disposal and recycling can boost the sustainable effect under some circumstances
“In as few as six or eight questions, people are already answering in such a way that you’re worse off if you’re trying to predict real-world behavior”
Available labor supply likely to be among 2022’s biggest restraints on growth
Musician migration rates muted during pandemic, but interesting regional trends emerge
Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference finds near term outlook strong but long run risks loom large
Labor shortage will place upward pressure on wages in 2022
UC Riverside has released its enrollment numbers for fall 2021, showing a record student population of 26,847. That represent a 1.6% increase from fall 2020, when 26,434 total undergraduate and graduate students were enrolled. The student population includes 40.8% low-income students and 54.7% first-generation students. Forty-one percent of students are...
Renewed spending on leisure, entertainment bodes well for downtown businesses
‘Hot’ IE housing market still has room to grow
Born from the pandemic, College Bigs, will count on nearly 150 UCR students to work with local high school mentees.
Startups backed by venture capital pay more taxes when organized as corporations versus LLCs