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Scott Minerd, chief investment officer at Guggenheim Partners, is chairman of the California Center.

The Milken Institute's California Center is leading the way in finding fresh solutions to meet the many challenges facing the state. We build consensus and momentum with a nonpartisan, data-driven approach.

California urgently needs to create jobs, update our infrastructure, revitalize our education system and create a friendlier business climate. We believe we can leverage the state's legacy of innovation as we take up these challenges.

The California Center produces rigorous, independent research - and maximizes the impact of our findings by convening influential stakeholders from the worlds of business, finance, policy and philanthropy. Together we advance financing strategies and smart policy approaches that can build a more prosperous future for California.

The California Center focuses on:

  • economic growth
  • job creation
  • revitalizing struggling regions
  • infrastructure
  • investment
  • innovation and entrepreneurship
  • human capital and education
  • housing
  • fiscal solutions
  • renewable energy
The California Center convenes unique, structured gatherings to present our research, promote solutions and build relationships among a wide variety of stakeholders. Our events range from the ambitious Milken Institute Summit to small private working groups where thought leaders can share ideas.

We are firmly committed to ensuring that our state remains a global leader. The steps we take today will determine California's future - and reverberate through the entire U.S. economy.

Contacts:
Ross DeVol
Chief Research Officer
rdevol@milkeninstitute.org

Kevin Klowden
Director, California Center
kklowden@milkeninstitute.org

 
 

Effective Government and Economic Expansion: How California Is Improving Permitting and Communication to Spur Business
Date: July 2014
Jason Barrett, Kevin Klowden
Local Harvest: Developing the Central Valley Workforce for California's Future Agriculture
Date: April 2014
Kevin Klowden and Priscilla Hamilton

Policy and California's Economy (PACE) Briefing Series

March 27, 2014
Sacramento, CA

A Hollywood Exit: What California Must Do to Remain Competitive in Entertainment - and Keep Jobs
Fred Baron, 20th Century Fox
Rajiv Dalal, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Kathy Garmezy, Directors Guild of America
Joseph Henchman, The Tax Foundation
Kevin Klowden, Milken Institute
Larry Mantle, KPCC-Southern California Public Radio
February 27, 2014
Santa Monica

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For information on how to support Milken Institute research, please contact:
Richard Ditizio
Executive Director, Program Development
Phone: 310.570.4650
Email: rditizio@milkeninstitute.org
 
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