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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Bay Area Job Watch

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has released job and labor force estimates for September 2016. Here are the highlights: Possibly the most impressive statistic in the September report is the continuing strong increase in …

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