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...
Job recovery, housing demand, consumer demand heating up Inland Empire economy
Region is outperforming along multiple measures
Navigating the $1.9 trillion stimulus
March 8, President Biden was set to sign into law the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus that will provide $1,400 checks to millions of low- and middle-income Americans, new child tax benefits, and extend unemployment payments. It also includes a restaurant rescue fund, money for reopening schools...
UC Riverside-led research predicted the pandemic economic recession
“The reality of 2020 hits us in the face and I have never been so prescient in my academic research as with this line of work.”
Policymakers are short shrifting the creative economy
COVID-19 health mandates disproportionally affect arts and culture businesses
This is how our economy can survive the pandemic
Economist Gloria González-Rivera offers insight on how to limit damage
How is Europe responding to the coronavirus pandemic?
In hard-hit Europe, responses to COVID-19 could be lessons for the global community, says political economist Jana Grittersova
New economic outlook optimistic but warns of ‘wild cards’ that could send things spiraling
A second outbreak will have even worse damage
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
Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth
Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector