The LABC Institute

The LABC Institute – the research and education arm of the Los Angeles Business Council – is a forward-thinking research and education organization dedicated to strengthening the sustainable economy of California, particularly the Southern California region. Founded in 2010, the LABC Institute provides a bridge between the business, government, environmental, labor and nonprofit communities of Southern California to develop policies and programs that promote investment, jobs and business development.

The LABC Institute collaborates with diverse community stakeholders and world-class institutions – USC, UCLA, CalTech and others – to produce influential research that helps advance the region’s economic sustainability.

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