University of California, Riverside

UCR SoBA



Center for Economic Forecasting and Development


The UCR Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at the School of Business Administration is a major new initiative for economic research and the first world class university forecasting center in Inland Southern California. The Center creates economic forecasts and economic development products that expand understanding of one of the state’s most vital growth areas. By serving as a hub of collaboration, the Center is a place where innovative development ideas and strategies emerge from both researchers and business and government leaders.


Appearances & Events

  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Join us at the 8th Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference on October 25th. Hear the latest outlook for home prices, employment, personal income, GDP, and more. Learn about the IE's urban future... is it California's next major metropolis?
  • Director Christopher Thornberg recently joined a UCR-led delegation to Taiwan as part of an effort to identify joint research opportunities and establish closer connections with universities and businesses in that country. View the PowerPoint.
  • At a meeting of San Bernardino County's Chief Business Officials, Executive Director of Research Robert Kleinhenz delivered a new economic outlook for the state and Inland Empire region. View the PowerPoint.
  • Director Christopher Thornberg delivered his latest forecast for the U.S., California, and Inland Empire economies at a recent retreat hosted by Universal Health Services. View the PowerPoint.

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