California’s Economy is Changing

Why most Californians have been left behind in the nation’s economic powerhouse

This is a story of two cities, two industries, and two ways of life.

California has the largest economy in the United States and its real GDP growth was stronger than the rest of the nation — 4.3% in 2018 . Since 2009, the state’s real GDP has risen 34 per cent (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)…