Chamber Special Reports

Read special reports from the L.A. Area Chamber and partnering organizations:


Education and Workforce Development

New Americans in Los Angeles 

This report by New American Economy provides a snapshot of the demographic and economic contributions of Immigrants in L.A. County and the City of L.A. Per the report, in 2014, foreign-born residents contributed $232.9 billion to L.A. County’s GDP and held $70.7 billion in spending power. Six of the thirteen Fortune 500 companies in L.A. County were founded by immigrants or the children of immigrants. Immigrants comprise 51.5 percent of entrepreneurs and 43.2 percent of the employed labor force in L.A. County.

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Investing in a Skilled and Educated Workforce: Win-win Solutions for America's Talent Crisis

The Chamber and UNITE-LA conducted research and prepared this report with funding and support from Lumina Foundation. UNITE-LA is the Chamber affiliate that works to address workforce development policies and programs that support postsecondary education.

As a result of this research, the White House National Economic Council invited the Chamber to partner with them in support of UpSkill America, an initiative President Obama launched during his 2015 State of the Union address, calling on American businesses to invest in training and skill development for our country’s frontline workers. This is the executive summary of that report.

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L.A. City Council Districts Economic Reports

This report looks at economic trends by City Council districts and is released each year prior to the Chamber's ACCESS L.A. City Hall event. 

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2017

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2016

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2015

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2014

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2013

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2012 

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2011
 

Los Angeles City Council Districts: Economic Report 2010

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Beaconomics

Beaconomics is a quarterly report filled with the most recent economic forecast data and indicators for the U.S. and California from Chamber economic partner Beacon Economics.

>> READ THE FALL 2017 FORECAST

Home for Good

A joint initiative of United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Chamber, the Business Leader's Task Force on Homelessness is comprised of business leaders from throughout the county who have come together with a commitment to end homelessness in our region. Together they created the Action Plan to End Chronic and Veteran Homelessness by 2016.

>> SEE THE ACTION PLAN

 

 

 

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