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 Connections Key to Economic Growth

Facebook has now become the fourth most valuable company in the world at $330 billion joining two Bay Area neighbors – Apple and Google’s parent company Alphabet – along with Microsoft at the peak of …

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