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Potential Trade War Shadows an Otherwise Healthy Economy, Chapman Economists Say

June 22, 2018 by | Business and Law

The economy is generally perking along well, thanks to the ongoing recovery from the Great Recession, high employment and robust construction growth, according to the latest Economic Forecast Update from Chapman University. But beware of a trade war. Especially in California, where merchant shipping, trade and related industries are major economic engines, said Chapman economist

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Chapman University economists see more jobs in Orange County’s future

December 7, 2017 by | Business and Law

Remember aerospace jobs? They’re back, according to Chapman University’s 2018 Economic Forecast. Particularly in Orange County. “If you just look at individual categories, the highest manufacturing sector since 2010? Aerospace. This is a surprise,” said economist and Chapman President Emeritus Jim Doti, who presented the 40th annual report. Medical supplies and equipment products share that