The Economics of Driverless Trucks
Economist Steven Banks, Ph.D. looks at the coming wave of autonomous trucks and examines the technology and related workforce issues. As the freight capital of the U.S., the Greater Los...
CEDA Board Meeting Conference Call Scheduled for December 14, 2017 at 10:30am
California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) will hold its regular public meeting Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:30am. The public can participate via telephone. The LAEDC publishes these announcements in keeping...
Holiday Mixer Recognized Longstanding LAEDC Members
LAEDC Members enjoyed an evening of food and drinks under the stars in Downtown LA on Wednesday evening. Service awards were presented for those members whose unwavering support for LAEDC’s...
SoCal Aerospace Industry Adding Jobs, According to LAEDC
Approximately 5,000 new, direct payroll jobs added in past two years in Southern California LOS ANGELES, CA – (December 4, 2017) Regional productive advantages continue to drive aerospace job growth...
Propel LA: Congressional Tax Plan Hurts Homegrown Talent
An article penned by Marianne Haver Hill, executive director of Propel L.A. explains the negative impact on education, if Congressional tax plan provisions move forward without important revisions. Read the...
Support Our Work on #GivingTuesday
If you ever wondered if a job can save a life, just ask John Harriel. John went from prison to project foreman in six short years. Today, John also focuses...
Propel L.A. Continues Forward and Enlists Support of 18 Lead Partners
Lead Partners will play critical role in execution of the Countywide Strategic Plan LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 21, 2017) Following through on the work of implementing the strategies of...
LAEDC Staff Donates to LA Mission this Thanksgiving
LAEDC staff donates 1200 meals to LA Mission for the Thanksgiving holiday in honor of our members and supporters.
This one chart sums up what’s happening to America’s ‘good’ jobs
Digital skills becoming increasingly essential for well-paying “middle skill” jobs, as highlighted by Brookings Institution and this article in Marketwatch. This one chart sums up what’s happening to America’s ‘good’...
LAEDC Saves 70 Jobs in Paramount
LAEDC Success Story CFR Rinkens in Paramount CFR Rinkens provides global door-to-door shipping solutions for any cargo. They are known for their expertise in classic car and new vehicle transportation,...
Future Forum - The Future of Smart CitiesJanuary 23, 2018 7:30 am
LAEDC's Future Forums provide a deep dive into local emerging industries to understand innovations, workforce development, and industry demands…
LAEDC Economic ForecastFebruary 21, 2018 7:00 am
Please save the date of February 21, 2018, and join LAEDC for our annual Economic Forecast in Downtown Los…
Partner EventsFebruary 22, 2018 12:00 am
Our partner organizations host an array of events throughout the year. When these events align with our mission to…
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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.
Voices from our Region
Thought leaders share insights and ideas
LA Metro adopting an entirely zero-emission fleet demonstrates that it is possible for leaders to support the local economy and job creation while still prioritizing public health and clean air. It’s a win-win.Stella Li, President of BYD Motors
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
...Among the world’s 30 leading cities, L.A. ranks ranking #4 in the demographics and livability indicator, #1 in city brand, #5 in senior well-being, #6 in relocation attractiveness, #7 in entertainment and attractions, and #9 in the “Youthful Cities” Index.Mitra M. Best, PwC