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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Institute Insights, June 2016

BAY AREA JOB WATCH: NATIONAL JOB GROWTH SLOWS, ANOMALY OR TREND? Latest figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and California Employment Development Department show national job growth at its lowest level since 2010, …

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