Raising Standards of Living
LAEDC works to increase economic opportunity and raise standards of living for all
Los Angeles County residents by fostering growth of our key industries and the jobs they create.
New report: Latest stats on SoCal employment, demographics, income, real estate, sales and use taxes, more
LAEDC has just released the annual “L.A. Stats” report for 2016, which provides frequently requested statistics for Los Angeles and surrounding counties on demographics, employment, income, economic base, real estate,...
Finalists Announced: Most Business Friendly City in L.A. County
LAEDC Announces Finalists for Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County Winners to be named at LAEDC Eddy Awards on November 10th LOS ANGELES, CA (SEPTEMBER 22, 2016) – The...
The Broad Museum: Economic Impact Analysis
The Broad, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, is one of the nation’s most exalted contemporary art museums. This study looks at the first year of operations for...
LA Times profiles Stephen Cheung, president of WTCLA
World Trade Center Los Angeles has been busy this year, under the leadership of Stephen Cheung, and LA Times reporter David Pierson reveals a more personal side of Stephen in...
Economic Profile of African-American Community in L.A. County
Spotlight on Communities is a pilot research project that provides economic data on subsets of our very diverse population here in L.A. County. There has been continued interest in better understanding our...
Must-See Stories from LAEDC Content Partner WorkingNation
We are in the midst of the most rapid economic transition ever, with startling impacts on jobs and skills requirements. LAEDC’s new content partner WorkingNation, an L.A.-based nonprofit, is creating...
LAEDC is Hiring: Manager, Strategic Relations
LAEDC is seeking candidates for the position of Manager, Strategic Relations. Candidates with experience in membership and sponsorships are encouraged to apply. Read more here: Manager – Strategic Relations
RFP Opportunity: AMP SoCal (Aerospace & Defense) Survey Instrument
The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal) collaborates with organizations in both public and private sectors, across government, academia and industry, to strengthen the region’s aerospace and defense...
AECOM, CSU Long Beach and Entrepreneur Brian Lee to be honored by LAEDC at 2016 Eddy Awards
Eddy Honorees Tackle Big Challenges, Having Meaningful Impact on L.A., Community and World LOS ANGELES, CA (August 22, 2016) – The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) today announced...
Jodie Lesh: Health Outcomes Depend on Economic Opportunity and More
The research outcomes on health in America may surprise some. In the United States, the quality and use of medical care only contribute no more than 20 percent to positive...
SoCal Aerospace Council 1st Working Session 9/29September 29, 2016 8:00 am
The SoCal Aerospace Council (formerly Jobs Defense Council) is hosting a working group session designed to garner feedback and generate…
Innovate LAOctober 03, 2016 7:00 am
10/6/16 - The mission for Innovate Los Angeles is to promote LA County as a leading global center for…
21st Annual Eddy AwardsNovember 10, 2016 6:00 pm
Nov 10th - Sponsor the 2016 Eddy Awards, LAEDC's only fundraiser, this year honoring AECOM, Brian Lee of Honest…
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Thought leaders share insights and ideas
Every job created, every local business that prospers is a vaccination against harmful economic, environmental, and social determinants of health — and provides nutrients that strengthen individual and community total health.Jodie Lesh, Senior VP, Kaiser Permanente
According to the Air Resources Board, less than 20 percent (of cap-and-trade money) went to projects within our six-county region, even though we account for 48 percent of the state’s population.Kish Rajan, President of SoCal Leadership Council
...our ability to build consensus on common priorities has helped me gain a greater appreciation for the diversity and culture that is unique to Los Angeles.Praful Kulkarni