Los Angeles Economy & Jobs Committee Report
By The Los Angeles Economy and Jobs Committee
Building a World-Class City for the 21st Century – Los Angeles, the nation’s second largest city, has a vibrant culture, a diverse population and a strong economy. The city is a leader in a number of important areas. It is the largest manufacturing center in the United States, a major financial and professional services center, the nation’s largest retail market, home to one of the world’s most important seaports and busiest airports and the entertainment and cultural capital of the United States. The city also houses extraordinary centers of higher education, medical research and care, apparel, tourism, manufacturing and design, technology and bio-technology, goods movement and more.