COVID-19’s Los Angeles Economic Impact

With unemployment insurance claims spiking, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is not simply a public health crisis for the Los Angeles region, but also an economic one. Coro Southern California’s first “Leadership and Resilience in Times of Uncertainty” virtual leadership series welcomes Stephen Cheung, ExecuEve Vice President of the Los Angeles Economic Development CorporaEon and President of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, to explore the pandemic’s economic impact on the region. Stephen will discuss LAEDC economic analyses and internaEonal trade implicaEons to provide an overview on what the Los Angeles region can expect and how the region’s leaders can react even as the pandemic’s resoluEon and resulEng economic effects still remain uncertain.