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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Author of studies on everything from runaway film/TV production to fashion - Founding Economist Jack Kyser to retire
Jack Kyser, LAEDC
LAEDC will continue to provide the region’s most up-to-date and timely economic information, analysis and forecasting under the ongoing leadership of Chief Economist, Dr. Nancy Sidhu Los Angeles— Jack Kyser, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Founding Economist, today announced his retirement effective June 30th after nearly 30 years as the chief interpreter of the L.A. County economy. Kyser will retire from full time work, but will remain as a consultant to the organization. The LAEDC’s economic research department, the Kyser Center for Economic Research, will continue under the leadership of Chief Economist, Dr. Nancy Sidhu, to provide critical economic analysis and insight on topics related to the L.A. County economy, as well as produce unbiased analytical research about the industry sectors leading the Southern California five-County economy. “It was the right time to retire as the department has never been stronger in terms of its economic research capabilities than it is now,” said LAEDC Founding Economist Jack Kyser. “The department is in good hands under Nancy’s leadership. She has done an extraordinary job leading the team and will continue to provide important analyses, opinions and interpretations about the region.” Two years ago, Kyser received the Eddy Award for his outstanding contributions to
the business community.