Business & economics

UC Santa Barbara education

A new twist on educational testing

A UC Santa Barbara team believe an entrepreneurial approach can drive positive change in education.

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UC Davis generates $8.1 billion in statewide economic activity

A new report also shows the university supports 72,000 jobs.

UCLA color of wealth

New study reveals nuanced story behind economic disparity in Los Angeles

Major racial and ethnic differences in wealth are documented in detail for the first time in this UCLA report.

UC Irvine antipoverty

UC Irvine launches institute on anti-poverty effectiveness

Studies will explore long-term success of policies promoting economic self-sufficiency.

UCLA women in tech

A road map for advancing women in tech

New report by UCLA Luskin Center provides strategies for reducing inequality.

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California’s water system leaks like a sieve — how to save millions of gallons

Quantifying, much less preventing, H2O loss is almost impossible. UC Berkeley's John Gage wants to solve the problem.

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Mounting evidence that more diversity helps Hollywood's bottom line

UCLA Bunche center report finds that earnings and social media traffic are higher for content with more women and minority actors.

UCLA Anderson accelerator

UCLA Anderson launches campus-wide entrepreneurship accelerator

The Anderson Venture Accelerator brings campus together to develop world-changing ideas.

Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton and Evan Mendelsohn appear on ABC’s Shark Tank in December 2013.

UC San Diego alums turn ugly Christmas sweaters into booming business

Company catering to holiday fad for gaudy designs and expects $10 million in sales this year.

The California report found that the state’s port activity in September was at a historically high level.

Job growth, wage increases to push real GDP growth past 3%

UCLA Anderson Forecast expects steady employment gains in California through 2017.