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

Today the California Employment Development Department (EDD) released job estimates for April 2016. Here are the highlights Bay Area Job Growth Continues to Outpace the State and Nation The region added 126,500 jobs between April …

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