The Institute for Applied Economics at LAEDC performs objective economic research and analysis for a wide range of clients, detailing economic impact of development, business operations, and regulation, as well as providing intelligence about specific industry clusters, labor force, and workforce development issues.

The Institute’s reports provide decision makers with critical information from which to make informed decisions. To commission a specific report or for questions on how the Institute can best assist you, please contact [email protected].

We also post data and reports from partner organizations on current initiatives, programs, and policies impacting LA County.

Links to Latest Reports

AECOM Future of Infrastructure Report (2018)

Measure of America: A Portrait of Los Angeles County

LA County Office of Child Protection, Paving the Road to Safety for Our Children

LA2050 Metrics Report: 2017 Update

LA & Orange County Community Colleges: Powering Economic Opportunity

LAEDC 2017 Economic Forecast and Industry Outlook

The Latino Community in LA County

The African-American Community in LA County

The Asian-American Community in LA County

Southern California Regional Statistics

2016-2021 People, Industry, and Jobs

Aerospace: The Changing Face of Aerospace in Southern California

Otis Report on the Creative Economy