Southwest Regional Economic Forecast


The 2020 Southwest Regional Economic Forecast is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 9:30am to 11:00am and will be presented virtually as a Zoom webinar. As we head into the last quarter of 2020, there are many questions about where the economy is headed after the election. Attendees will receive regional and localized economic data & trends presented by an economy expert. In addition, each of the local City Managers will give an update on their city’s status and future projects.

Presentations by

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Taner Osman, PhD
UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting & Development

Taner Osman is Manager of Regional and Sub-Regional Analysis at the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Dr. Osman plays a leading role in many of the Center’s principal research projects, which currently include developing labor market analyses and industry profiles for a variety of regional economies. He is also a postdoctoral researcher at the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and an instructor in the Department of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles.

His research focuses on how local economic development and land use policies affect the performance of industries and regional economies. He also specializes in the impact of high-technology industries on local economies. In addition to his role at the Center, he is also Research Manager at Beacon Economics LLC.

Dr. Osman co-authored the book “The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies,” a comparative study of the Bay Area and Los Angeles economies published by Stanford University Press. He also publishes scholarly work in the areas of economic development, regional economics and land use planning.
Dr. Osman holds a PhD in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles with a specialization in regional and international development.

City Managers:

Grant Yates
City of Lake Elsinore


Armando Villa
City of Menifee


Kim Summers
City of Murrieta


Aaron Adams
City of Temecula


Gary Nordquist
City of Wildomar


Title Sponsors:

Loma Linda Medical Center Murrieta 2


Corporate Partners:

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Breakfast Sponsors:

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Temecula Valley Hospital

Speaker Sponsor


Corporate Sponsors

Eastern Municipal Water District

The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates

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Promenade Temecula

Media Sponsor

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