All posts tagged "Economy"

  • Report: UC Riverside boosts local, national economies

    UC Riverside has an estimated $2.7 billion annual impact on the U.S. economy, according to a report conducted by the school. The report, which was released Monday, called the university an “economic powerhouse” for the Inland Empire,...

    • Posted December 15, 2017
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  • Corona Gets Ready to Overhaul its Downtown
    UC Riverside report has mixed news regarding jobs in the IE

    The good news is that the region has a lot of jobs and its economy is growing. The other half of the equation is that a lot of those jobs don’t pay well compared with other parts...

    • Posted December 11, 2017
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  • Solid Job Growth in December
    More job growth for U.S. economy

    The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs in November, slightly less than it added October, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday. Despite that gain, the nation’s unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, a 17-year low, the department...

    • Posted December 9, 2017
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  • Aerospace industry stays healthy

    Aerospace is apparently alive and well in Southern California. The industry added an estimated 5,000 direct payroll jobs between 2014 and 2016, and supported more than 268,000 jobs last year, according to a report released Monday by...

    • Posted December 7, 2017
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  • Proposed Hike in State Minimum Wage Stirs Controversy
    Inland wages lag behind other markets

    Despite being one of the largest economic submarkets in the United States, the Inland Empire doesn’t measure up to other regions in some areas, a report has stated. The two-county region is the 19th largest employment center...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
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  • Local manufacturing stays up

    Manufacturing in the Inland Empire continued to grow in November. The region’s purchasing managers index for the next-to-last month of 2017 was 54.7, essentially unchanged from October, according to data released Friday by the Institute of Applied...

    • Posted December 4, 2017
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