Jerry Nickelsburg

economics professor and director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast

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Senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast

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To help curb the spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles is closing bars, nightclubs, theaters, music venues, gyms, and retail stores. The film and TV industry is frozen.

Coronavirus has produced a recession, says UCLA economist

To help curb the spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles is closing bars, nightclubs, theaters, music venues, gyms, and retail stores. The film and TV industry is frozen.

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November jobs numbers are out. Employers added more than 260,000 new jobs, and unemployment is now at 3.5%, the lowest it’s been since 1969.

U.S. reaches lowest unemployment rate since 1969

November jobs numbers are out. Employers added more than 260,000 new jobs, and unemployment is now at 3.5%, the lowest it’s been since 1969.

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Southern California still has more manufacturing jobs that almost any place in country.

Making L.A.: Manufacturing

Southern California still has more manufacturing jobs that almost any place in country.

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