Christopher Thornberg

Beacon Economics

Guest

Economist and Founder of Beacon Economics; a research and consulting firm that specializes in the real estate market and economic development in Los Angeles; former senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, an economic outlook for Southern California and the nation at UCLA's Anderson School of Management

Christopher Thornberg on KCRW

Ten years ago this month, Wall Street – and every other economic barometer – was in free fall. And that financial crisis was also a housing crisis.

Ten Years Later, Any Lessons Learned?

Ten years ago this month, Wall Street – and every other economic barometer – was in free fall. And that financial crisis was also a housing crisis.

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LA County's newly constituted Board of Supervisors wants to consider the impact of raising the minimum wage.

Politics and the Minimum Wage in Los Angeles

LA County's newly constituted Board of Supervisors wants to consider the impact of raising the minimum wage.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The President has sent Labor Secretary Tom Perez to San Francisco to try to bring longshore workers and West Coast shippers together after nine months of working without a contract.

The West Coast Ports and the US Economy

The President has sent Labor Secretary Tom Perez to San Francisco to try to bring longshore workers and West Coast shippers together after nine months of working without a contract.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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