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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12th Annual Economic Outlook: Regional and Global Trends to Watch in 2019

Is a looming recession about to hit? That question was on the top of everyone’s mind on February 8th as the Bay Area Council Economic Institute convened top public and private sector leaders to give …

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