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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Why Obamacare worked in California

Last week, Economic Institute President Micah Weinberg participated in a panel at the Brookings’ Center for Health Policy addressing what worked and what didn’t work in Obamacare insurance markets. Dr. Weinberg pointed out that “you …

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