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(Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)
(Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

UCLA generated $11.06 billion in economic activity during the 2016-17 fiscal year, not including the indirect impact of startups using UCLA-developed technology, according to a report by Beacon Economics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study finds UCLA’s economic impact of over $11 billion in California

A study found that UCLA generated over $11 billion in economic activity over the 2016-17 fiscal year. Beacon Economics consultancy, an independent consulting firm that conducts economic analyses, published the 2018 UCLA Economic Impact Report, finding that UCLA generated $11.06 billion in economic activity, which considers employment, labor income, taxation and product output. Read more...

UCLA generated $11.06 billion in economic activity during the 2016-17 fiscal year, not including the indirect impact of startups using UCLA-developed technology, according to a report by Beacon Economics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

United Auto Workers Local 2865, the student workers union, held a rally in August to demand proper compensation, sexual harassment policy changes and immigrant protections. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)
United Auto Workers Local 2865, the student workers union, held a rally in August to demand proper compensation, sexual harassment policy changes and immigrant protections. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA was ranked the No. 1 public university in the country by the U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Colleges ranking, which was released Sunday. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
UCLA was ranked the No. 1 public university in the country by the U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Colleges ranking, which was released Sunday. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA was ranked the top public US university in a report released by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education on Wednesday.  (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
UCLA was ranked the top public US university in a report released by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education on Wednesday.  (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

All 10 UC campuses and five medical centers have committed to using solely zero-carbon and renewably generated electricity within a decade. (Daily Bruin file photo)
All 10 UC campuses and five medical centers have committed to using solely zero-carbon and renewably generated electricity within a decade. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA students campaigned for Senate Bill 100, a bill mandating California reach 100 percent renewable energy generation by 2045 authored by state senator Kevin de León. (Courtesy of CALPIRG Students)
UCLA students campaigned for Senate Bill 100, a bill mandating California reach 100 percent renewable energy generation by 2045 authored by state senator Kevin de León. (Courtesy of CALPIRG Students)


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