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

Our Process

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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Bay Area Job Watch

The highlights: • Bay Area job growth surged again in March led by gains in information and professional services in the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas. • Strong labor force growth supported the …

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