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Dissecting the Downward Revision to Bay Area Job Estimates March 18, 2021 The highlights: • The downward revisions occurred after May 2021.In that month the revisions raised, now lowered, the Bay Area job total. • …

February 4th, 2021 Under the Biden administration, there has been a significant push for a broad based immigration reform. These policies include H1-B visas, which are used by tech companies to fill high-skilled workforce gaps. …

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Pace of Recovery January 25, 2021 The highlights: • The past two months have brought discouraging economic news for the near-term as a result of the virus spread and resulting restrictions on activity in the …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Pace of Recovery December 24, 2020 The highlights: • The past four weeks have brought discouraging economic news for the near-term as a result of the virus spread and resulting restrictions on activity in the …

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Passive Observer: the U.S. and Asia’s New Trade Pact

December 4, 2020 Last month, fifteen nations signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the U.S. however, did not sign. This article by Sean Randolph, Senior Director of the Institute, on Medium.com, details how this …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Pace of Recovery November 23, 2020 The highlights: • The Bay Area recorded substantial (32,800) job growth in October as many counties relaxed restrictions on reopening. • Between April and October, the Bay Area recovered …

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What a Biden Presidency Will Mean for US-India Relations

November 20, 2020 Joe Biden’s election as President of the United States will bring major changes in US foreign policy. In places such as India, the U.S. seeks to deepen connections and economic ties. This …

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How the San Francisco Bay Area is Leading the Quantum Revolution

November 16, 2020 San Francisco Bay Area universities, research institutes, and companies were pivotal in launching the modern computer industry and remain at the heart of the global technological revolution. The next great advance is …

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Biden will look to reset US-China relations, but he won’t back off or revert to the pre-Trump status quo

November 16, 2020 US policy towards China will be less confrontational and the trade war may be dialled down, Biden will keep up the pressure on scrutiny of Chinese investments in the US, market access …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Pace of Recovery October 26, 2020 The highlights: • Between April and September, the Bay Area recovered just over 3370% of the jobs lost between February and April trailing the state and nation. The pace …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Pace of Recovery September 21, 2020 The highlights: • Between April and August, the Bay Area recovered just over 30% of the jobs lost between February and April trailing the state and nation. • The …

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China Oversteps

August 26, 2020 China’s recent actions are fueling the fire for a further divide with the United States. With China’s leadership overstepping, other countries have taken notice and are beginning to push back .  This …