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Forecast L.A. Sees Stronger Economic Growth

Experts and regular people alike are predicting 2015 will be a better year for the Los Angeles economy than 2014, according to this year’s Forecast LA report. The forecast is a partnership between the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University and Beacon Economics, LLC. Researchers at […]

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Most Diverse Region? Political Leadership Doesn’t Reflect L.A.’s Reality

Ethnic minorities continue to make political gains in Los Angeles County, but still lag behind the population, according to a new report from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University. The report, titled The Politics of Inclusion, shows that while the picture of political diversity has […]

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LMU Center’s Exit Poll Accurately Predicts Results of Three Elections

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University accurately predicted the outcomes of three contested races on Election Day. Data from the Center’s exit poll, administered by LMU students at polling places throughout Los Angeles County, predicted victory for Ted Lieu in the 33rd Congressional District race […]

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‘Forecast LA’ Sees Economic Growth for SoCal Region

The report combines a traditional economic outlook with a survey and Angelenos and their local elected leaders. Though there was a disparity over how quickly the economy is predicted to improve, all groups generally agreed that things are looking up.