Strategic Plan for Economic Development
L.A. County plan for regional development from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation:
"Los Angeles County covers over 4,000 square miles and is the nation’s most diverse and populous county with more than 10.4 million residents representing more than 220 languages and cultures from around the world. Home to some of the world’s leading consumer markets, the largest labor force of any county in the United States, three world-class research universities and 117 other college and university campuses, the two largest seaports in America, and one of the busiest origin and destination airports anywhere, Los Angeles County has one of the world’s largest and most dynamic economies with annual economic activity in excess of $500 billion in 2008.
To guide job and business retention, expansion and attraction in this nationsized economy, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors wholeheartedly endorses this fi rst-ever, ground-up, consensus strategic plan for economic development in Los Angeles County..."