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Economic Forecast to be Released

Economic Forecast to Predict What’s Next for Riverside/San Bernardino

On Tuesday, Beacon Economics and the UC Riverside School of Business Administration will release a new economic forecast for the Riverside/San Bernardino region

(November 4, 2010)


WHAT: On Tuesday, November 9, Beacon Economics and the School of Business Administration at the University of California, Riverside will release a new economic forecast for the Riverside/San Bernardino region at the 2010 Riverside/San Bernardino Economic Forecast Conference. The forecast will include new analysis of home prices, employment, consumer spending, and other economic indicators in the region. A panel of leading experts will discuss which industry sectors are likely to emerge as growth engines for the local economy over the next few years.

WHO: Christopher Thornberg and Brad Kemp, Beacon Economics and David Stewart, UC Riverside's School of Business Administration. Panel discussion: Iddo Benzeevi, Highland Fairview; Peter B. McWilliams, Jones Lang LaSalle; Alfredo Martinez Morales, UC Riverside's Southern California Initiative for Solar Energy; Roy Paulson, Paulson Manufacturing.

WHERE: Riverside Convention Center, 3443 Orange Street, Riverside, CA

TIME: Registration/breakfast 7:00 a.m.; program 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

TO ATTEND: Contact Victoria Pike Bond at or 415-488-7195 to request a press pass.

NOTE: Embargoed copies of the forecast book are available on request.

Beacon Economics is an independent economic research and consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more at

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