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
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
He’s a renowned economist who developed a unique forecasting model with a track record of superb accuracy. Hundreds of business leaders file into the Segerstrom Center for the Arts each year for his presentation at the Chapman University Economic Forecast Conference. They hang on his every word about the economy, eager for the information they
UPDATE: The location for Professor Adibi’s 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, memorial service will now be at the Musco Center for the Arts. Chapman University mourns the passing of Esmael Adibi, Ph.D., professor of economics, holder of the A. Gary Anderson Chair in Economic Analysis and director of the University’s A. Gary
News that the St. Louis Rams are moving to Los Angeles in 2016 sparked jubilant celebrations among the area’s football fans, eager to have a hometown NFL team to call their own again. Smiling along with them was football fan and Chapman University economist Essie Adibi , Ph.D., professor, and director of the A.
New jobs, a boost in construction and growth in every sector will be the engines behind Orange County’s economic growth
The A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University released today the results of its 37th annual economic forecast for the U.S., California and Orange County. The forecast was presented to about 1,500 Orange County business leaders at a conference held at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. Following are
Thanks largely to growth in construction and improved consumer confidence, jobs in California and Orange County are expected to grow in 2015.
A mixed bag of economic news – construction is up in Orange County, but a drop in federal spending could hurt California – was presented by Chapman University’s A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research on Wednesday. Overall, the economic recovery is expected to continue, albeit slowly, according to the findings in
The potential impact of a major earthquake and tsunami on California’s coastal communities and businesses will be the topic of a March 21 conference at Chapman University, one year after Japan’s 2011 Tohoku-Sendai disaster. The conference, titled “The Great Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011 - Lessons for California,” will bring together business