Economics

Prof. Manfred Keil

The Inland Empire continues to grow economically with no recession predicted for at least the next two years, according to data presented at the Southern California Economic Conference this week at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.

Economic Forecast Conference flyer

Economist Todd Buchholz, former White House director of economic policy and a regular contributor to CNBC, will keynote the Southern California Economic Forecast on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.

The Southern California Economic Forecast is an annual conference that brings together more than 500 local businesses, community leaders and elected officials. The conference delivers an economic forecast based on local, regional and state indicators.

Campbell M’16 during his pitch session

For the third year in a row Robert Day Scholars at CMC practiced pitching senior executives (who also happen to be CMC alumni) in a “Pitch Day” workshop that is designed to give students the opportunity to develop and practice all-important presentation skills that they will use early in their careers.

Photo of Ontario International Airport sign

Recently named CEO of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA), Kelly J. Fredericks, will be the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by the Inland Empire Center at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) on Friday, March 4, 2016. This will be one of the first opportunities for area leaders to meet Mr. Fredericks when he joins OIAA in March.  Mr. Fredericks brings 33 years of aviation related industry experience to Ontario, most recently as the CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.

Aircraft from the 452nd refueling

March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. has an annual economic impact totaling $579 million in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, according to a report issued today by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College.

During November, the Robert Day Scholars Program hosted two leadership development workshops that were intended to extend the students’ knowledge base while providing them with practical frameworks that could be utilized in their careers.

An Ethics in Leadership Workshop convened on November 13th in the Kravis Center that was taught jointly by Alex Rajczi, the Deborah and Kenneth Novack ’67 Associate Professor of Leadership and Ethics at CMC and Ken Novack ’67, Chairman of Avinger, Inc. and member of the CMC Board of Trustees.

6th Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference

Citizens Business Bank Presents 6th Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario

Will the Inland Empire Economy Take-Off with the Ontario Airport Control Issue Resolved?

Cameron Shelton and Aseema Sinha

Claremont McKenna College announces that two new professors have been added to the faculty of the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) Program.

Prof. Shelton is Associate Professor of Economics at the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at CMC and Prof. Sinha is the Wagener Chair of South Asian Politics and George R. Roberts Fellow at CMC.

Robert Day Scholars from the Master’s Program in Finance Class of 2015 pose with Robert Day.

Diligence and hard work don’t go unnoticed at CMC. At the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, the School recognizes students selected into the Robert Day Scholars Program by hosting an annual dinner to celebrate their accomplishments – the latest held at the California Club in Los Angeles on April 16.

Dreier Roundtable panel

A distinguished panel of experts met at the Brookings Institution March 26th in Washington D.C. as part of the Dreier Roundtable to discuss the topic of “Bridging the Immigration Divide: Forging a Bi-Partisan Policy on Visas for STEM Graduates.”

The Roundtable, jointly sponsored by CMC and the Brookings Institution (a leading American think tank), is the idea of the Hon. David Dreier ’75, a 32-year veteran of Congress and longtime chairman of the House Rules Committee.

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