Publications

Inland Empire Outlook

Economic and Political Analysis by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government and the Lowe Institute of Political Economy
(Articles written by Rose Institute researchers and analysts are highlighted)

2018 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – Trends and Challenges
– Amazon in the Inland Empire; Vergara v. California: Educational Equality in CA; Poverty and Special Education Placement; California’s $15 Minimum Wage

2017 Fall Inland Empire Outlook
Riverside County’s New CEO Has Big Plans; Things Are Looking Up in the IE; Legal Challenges Facing Nonclassroom-based Charters in CA

2017 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – We Remember
California’s Many and Varied Attacks; A Coordinated Response: Law Enforcement Response to the San Bernardino Attack; Emergency Medical Response; Legislative Responses to Terrorism: California’s History

2016 Fall Inland Empire Outlook – Decision 2016
Video Voter Series; Local Control Funding Formula; Employment in the Inland Empire; Prop 58 and Bilingual Education; Robust Renewables

2016 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – ONT Free at Last
Timeline on ONT; Conversation with the OIAA Board; Challenges Remain; Logistics

2015 Fall Inland Empire Outlook – Clear Skies
Ontario Airport Comes Home; IE Housing Market Continues Recovery; Good Job Numbers; Many Lives of March ARB

2015 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – Inland Innovation
Body Cameras; Six Degrees of (State) Separation; Human Capital Index for the IE; Riverside Renaissance

2014 Fall Inland Empire Outlook – Inland Empire Challenges
 San Bernardino: Two Years into Bankruptcy; Ignition…Lift Off?; Tough Start for IE’s Newest Cities; Continued Recovery or the Next Recession?

2014 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – Big Changes for Corrections
– Prison Realignment; Recovery Gap; Life is a Crowded Highway; Water in the IE

2013 Fall Inland Empire Outlook – Clouds on the Horizon
– Pension Liabilities; Raising Minimum Wages and Teens; Stuck in Second Gear; Colton Crossing: Public-Private Partnerships

2013 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – New Political Geography
– A Revobluetion: New Political Geography; Real Estate Market; Health Care in Riverside County; Redevelopment Agencies

2012 Fall Inland Empire Outlook  – Sober News from San Bernardino
Municipal Bankruptcy; Real GDP at MSA Level; Housing Market Signs of Recovery; Changes in the Air at ONT; Council of Governments: SANBAG and SCAG

2012 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – Solid Employment Gains
– IE Strikes Back (Economic Development); Effective Councils of Government in the IE; Professional Football in SoCal?; Coachella Valley: Municipal Revenue Uptick

2011 Fall Inland Empire Outlook – Waiting For Recovery
– Unemployment; 2010 Census; New Maps, Big Changes; Great Recession: Not So Great Recovery; Contract Cities: An Alternative Model

2011 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – Working Toward A Recovery
ONT: in Crisis and at a Crossroads; First Look at IE Census; Great Recession’s Impact; Renewable Energy’s Future; Redevelopment Authorities Under Fire; Stagnation and Recovery of the Housing Market

2010 Fall Inland Empire Outlook – Rebuilding After The Recession
– Great Recession: Toll on IE Jobs; How exports can revive the IE economy; New Medical School; IE District poised to Elect Tea Party Candidate?

2010 Spring Inland Empire Outlook – Looking To The Long Term
– Economic Indicators; Riverside-An Innovative ‘Capital City’; Trends in Commercial Real Estate; Recent Trends in Logistics; Agua Caliente Seeks to Diversify; IE State Legislative Races in 2010

2010 Winter Inland Empire Outlook – A Time Of Crisis And Of Promise
– Unemployment in the Great Recession; IE’s Macroeconomics; Housing Crisis Continues; Trade Gateway of SoCal; Ontario: The New Urban Center; Increased Population Means More Reps; Congressional Races to Watch in 2010Cost of (Census) Undercount

Rose Review

Kosmont CODB Survey

Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey

Detailed profiles of hundreds of cities, providing individuals and organizations comparisons of the costs of doing business in different communities, to help make important business decisions like where to begin a specific project or even where to locate the business itself.