Research, Analysis and Papers
This page includes research and analysis compiled and completed by the Forecasting Staff
The Policy Growth Forecast
2008 RTP Environmental Justice Report
Environmental Justice is an integral part of the planning process, which must be considered in all phases of planning. The socio-economic estimates and projections mandated for the long-range planning efforts are also developed by SCAG's Forecasting staff for purposes of the Environmental Justice Report, as a component of the 2008 Regional Transportation Plan.
2008 RTP Chapter II: The Shape and Pattern of Future Growth
Download the 2008 RTP Chapter II: The Shape and Pattern of Future Growth report available on the Final 2008 RTP website.
2008 RTP Supplemental Report on Growth Forecast
Download the 008 RTP Supplemental Report on Growth Forecast available on the Final 2008 RTP website.
Venture Capital Dataset and Analysis
The Venture Capital Analysis highlights the work done by SCAG's Economic Development staff and makes available venture capital data for the SCAG Region, from 1995-2007.
- Venture Capital in the SCAG Region Report, April 2008
- Venture Capital Data by Zip Code for the SCAG Region (1995-2007)
Published Papers and Publications
- "Projecting Regional Population in the Middle of an Economic Recession: Case of Southern California"
- "Application of the Cohort Component Model to Development of Local Population Projections"
- "Enhancing GIS Accessibility for Local Governments in Southern California - SCAG Pilot GIS Services Program"
- "Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions with a Sustainability Tool"
- "New Developments in Southern California and TOD - Geographically Weighted Regression"
- "Comparison of Local Economic Models, REMI, IMPLAN and Southern California's Inter-County Social Account Matrix (SCI-SAM): Impact Analysis on LA-LB Dual Ports Disruption"
- "Unplanned Land Development and Land Use Change in Southern California"
- "Using GIS to Build a Small Area Zonal System" presented by Ying Zhou, Kimberly Martin, Simon Choi at the URISA CalGIS Conference, Huntington Beach, California, April 20, 2010
- "Urban Land Use Change and Parcel Demography - From Rule to Price"
- "Fiscal Regionalism in the Face of Economic Recession: Fiscal Stewardship & Poverty Pockets in Metropolitan Areas"
- "Global Climate Change & Policy Responses: Impacts of AB32/SB375 on Regional Planning Framework and Process in California"
- "Urban Form and Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
- "Economic Recession and Population Projections in a Regional Planning Context"
- "Modeling the County to County Migration Flows in the Multi-County Metropolitan Region"
- "Searching the Optimal and Acceptable Urban Form for Regional Sustainable Planning"
- "Developing a Local Planning Model for Measuring the Impacts of Land Use Scenarios on Transportation"
- "Developing a Multiregional Social Account Matrix (MSAM) for Projecting Household Income Distribution in SCAG Region"
- "Socioeconomic Modeling for Activity Based Models"
- "Growth Visioning and Regional Planning"
- "Measuring the Effects of the Changing Demographic Compositions on Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Growth Using the Standardization and Decomposition Techniques"
- "Forecasting Consistency and the Small Area Secondary Variables Allocation Model (SASVAM)"
- "GIS Approach to Measure Accurate Spatial Distribution of Aviation Noise and Affected Populations"
- "Regional Housing Needs Allocation: The Southern California Approach"
- "Using a Demographic-Economic Accounting Matrix (DEAM) to Project Income Distribution in Southern California"
- "Testing the Convergence of Hispanic Headship Rates: The Case of Southern California"
- "Monitoring Small Area Growth with GIS: An Application to the City of Los Angeles"
- "Socioeconomic Forecast and Model: Survey Results"
- "A Gross Migration Optimization Technique of Developing In-and-Out Migration Assumptions for Regional Population Projections"
- "Regional Growth Forecast & Subregional/ Local Input"
- "Using GIS and Modeling to Improve Small Area School Enrollment Projections"
- CA Board of Equalization (BOE)
- CA Department of Finance
- CA Department of Industrial Relations
- Division of Labor Statistics and Research
- CA Employment Development Department (EDD)
- CA State Franchise Tax Board (FTB)
- US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- US Census Bureau
- US Department of Commerce
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
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