The Economic Institute is the leading think tank focused on the most critical economic and policy issues facing the nine-county Bay Area region.

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Through its economic and policy research and its many partnerships, the Institute addresses major factors impacting the competitiveness, economic development and quality of life of the region and the state, including infrastructure, globalization, science and technology, and health policy. It is guided by a Board of Trustees drawn from influential leaders in the corporate, academic, non-profit, and government sectors.

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Viewpoint: Can the ‘San Francisco Vision’ Reset U.S.-China Relations

March 6, 2023 The Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference was a pivotal event for the Bay Area and San Francisco. With the City in the world spotlight for the first time since the founding …

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