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Job Growth Continues, Unemployment Continues to Decline The highlights: • The Bay Area added 5,900 jobs in October seasonally adjusted), following a loss of 800 jobs in September (revised down and 104,000 in the past …

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Labor Force Growth Returns, Unemployment Continues to Decline The highlights: • The Bay Area added 800 jobs in following August (seasonally adjusted), following gains of 8,100 jobs in August (revised up) and 101,700 in the …

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These are the installments of a series of two-pager papers that will be released by the Economic Institute which analyze the connection of the Central Valley and Silicon Valley. The #Valley2Valley connection is key to …

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UC Merced Delivers on Its Promise

Last month saw the opening of the newest buildings in UC Merced’s Merced 2020 Project, which when completed next year will virtually double the size of the campus and expand the number of students it …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Another Solid Month, Is Job Growth Finally Slowing? The highlights: • The Bay Area added 5,100 jobs in August (seasonally adjusted), following gains of 5,600 jobs in July and 12,100 in June. State job growth …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Another Strong Month, Where Are We Finding the Workers? The highlights: • The Bay Area added 4,900 jobs in July (seasonally adjusted), continuing the gains of recent months. State job growth rebounded in May, June …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Another Strong Month, Where Are We Finding the Workers? The highlights: • The Bay Area added 12,900 jobs in June (seasonally adjusted), continuing the gains of recent months. State job growth rebounded in May and …

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Bay Area Job Watch

The highlights: • The Bay Area added 10,000 jobs in May (seasonally adjusted), 100,000 jobs over the past year and accounted for 36% of statewide job growth. • The job growth in May was led …

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SF Chronicle Open Forum: U.S.-China trade standoff risks resulting in a costly new normal

Sean Randolph, Senior Director of The Bay Area Council Economic Institute, recently published an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle outlining how the U.S.-China trade standoff has reached its current point, why a resolution has …

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Bay Area Job Watch

The highlights: • Bay Area job growth surged again in April led by gains in the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas. Year over year growth rose to the highest level in two years. …

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Bay Area Job Watch

The highlights: • Bay Area job growth surged again in March led by gains in information and professional services in the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas. • Strong labor force growth supported the …

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Bay Area Job Watch

The highlights: • Bay Area job growth continued in February led by gains in the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas. • Strong labor force growth supported the job gains as more residents returned …