Business & economics

UC Irvine America's Greatest Makers

Student inventors debut research on new reality show

A UC Irvine duo advances toward a $1 million grand prize with their innovative blood pressure tracker.

UCLA Federal Reserve

Cautious optimism for California and the nation

A UCLA forecast expects continued growth for the U.S. economy, and even more rapid growth statewide.

Wendell Lim UCSF

UCSF schools lead nation in NIH biomedical research funding

UC San Francisco's four schools receive the highest awards for the third year in a row.

UCLA engineer flight study

UCLA engineer studies avian flight

This government-funded research will help design unmanned aircraft with shapeshifting wings.

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.

Mrak Hall UC Davis

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.

California sieve Berkeley

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.