The Center for Economic Research & Forecasting

The Cal Lutheran economic team has emerged as one of the state's best grounded and far-seeing prognosticators on California's ever-changing, rollercoaster economy.

– Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee Columnist


Nationally Recognized

We are a participant in the NABE Economic Outlook and Economic Policy surveys, the Economist's Presidential Election survey, Blackrock Investment Institute's Economic Cycle Survey, Dukascopy Bank's Economic Sentiment Survey, and CNNMoney's Monthly Jobs and Quarterly Economics surveys.

We are a participant in the Case-Shiller Macro Markets Home Price Expectations Survey.

Regional Experts

We are a member of SCAG Expert forecast panel.

Forecasts we publish

  • United States Quarterly Forecast - more
  • California Quarterly Forecast - more
  • Central Oregon Annual Forecast - more
  • Ventura County Annual Forecast - more

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Recent & Upcoming

  • The 2014 Q2 California and United States Economic Forecast will be released on June 26, 2014.
  • The 2014 Q1 California and United States Economic Forecast was released on March 13, 2014.
  • Bill Watkins was interviewed on the California Channel on October 24, 2013 and on NBC on October 19.

 

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