Anderson Forecast

Technology is transforming the U.S. economy, and Los Angeles, particularly Silicon Beach, is certainly experiencing its impact. As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, what does the recent success of Silicon Beach tell us about the future landscape of and opportunities in the rest of the city? Is workforce development an impediment to further growth? What actions will industry, entrepreneurs, academia and the city need to take to ensure future success? The September UCLA Anderson Forecast conference discussed these issues as well as the economic outlook and prospect for a near-term recession.

The Year of Living Dangerously

"There hasn’t been a trade war for over 90 years – there is no playbook"

Workforce Development for the 21st Century Job Market

"Analytical thinking and creative problem solving are necessary skills for workers to avoid being replaced by robots"

Still Signs of a Slowing Economy But No Slowing Yet

"Technology is creating most of the job growth in California"

Tech Jobs and the Local Economy

"The rising tide of tech job growth creates more jobs overall but does not increase salaries for low skilled workers"

Key Technology Trends & Issues for Consideration

"Winning companies need to be able to predict the future and not just analyze the past"

The Tech Wave

"Los Angeles is poised to be the next great tech ecosystem"

Value Creation & Destruction in a Changing LA?

"Public/private partnerships will be critical to driving successful changes in Los Angeles"