Advisory for Wednesday, September 28 - UCLA Anderson Forecast Presents: The Hispanic Impact on the Southern California Economy

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Address Attendees

WHAT: UCLA Anderson School of Management presents the quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast economic conference, “The Hispanic Impact on the Southern California Economy.” Industry experts will discuss the growing impact of the Hispanic population on business, politics and society in California. The UCLA Forecast economists will present their September 2005 economic outlook for the nation, State and region.

The Economic Forecast for the Nation, State and Region:

  • Edward Leamer, director, UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • Michael Bazdarich, senior economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • Christopher Thornberg, senior economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast.
  • Ryan Ratcliff, senior economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast.

Distinguished Speakers Include:

  • Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles.
  • Albert Carnesale, chancellor, UCLA.
  • David Hayes Bautista, professor of Medicine, director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, UCLA.
  • David Kostin, chief sector strategist, Goldman Sachs.
  • Sergio Garcia de Alba Zepeda, Deputy Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises at the Mexican Ministry of Economy.
  • Monica Lozano, publisher, La Opinion.
  • Roberto Barragan, president, Valley Economic Development Corp.
  • Vincent Liuzzi, regional president, Wells Fargo.
  • Alberto Alvarado, director, Small Business Association.
WHEN: 7a.m. to 12p.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2005.
WHERE: Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management.
CONTACTS: Media: Hilary Rehder, Office of Media Relations, (310) 206-7707.
Public: Winnie Ocean, Business Forecasting Office, (310) 206-1495.

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