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Bay Watch – Multilingual Learning

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy November 2nd, 2022 This week’s Baywatch highlights the Economic Institute’s latest report on the economic benefits of multilingual learning, filling a gap in the literature …

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Bay Watch – Housing Crisis

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy October 27, 2022 So far in 2022, Austin metro has produced nearly 10x as much housing on a per capita basis as San Francisco metro …

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Bay Watch – September Jobs Report

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy October 21, 2022 Bay Area loses jobs for the first time since January 2021 New employment data released today by the California Employment Development Department …

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Bay Watch – Transit Recovery

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy October 13, 2022 Recent analysis by the Bay Area News Group reported that for the first time in at least twenty years, Los Angeles County’s …

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Bay Watch – U.S. Jobs Report

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy October 7, 2022 Economic growth slows – is a recession next? New data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed some of …

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Bay Watch – Remote Work

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy September 21, 2022 New data reveal number of Bay Area residents primarily working from home nearly quintupled from 2019 to 2021 New data released last …

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Bay Watch – Foreign Direct Investment

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy September 13, 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic has had detrimental effects on the international economy, in particular foreign direct investments (FDI), which are substantial, lasting investments …

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Bay Watch – SF Business Activity

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy September 6, 2022   It’s been two and half years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many businesses in San Francisco have struggled …

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Bay Watch – Carbon Emissions

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy August 30, 2022   In 2017, the Economic Institute issued a report highlighting the impact of the region’s housing crisis not only on residents, but …

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Bay Area Job Watch

August 29, 2022 The highlights: • The Bay Area added 20,000+ jobs in both June and July and led all regions in California with a 5.2% 12-month job increase. • Bay Area unemployment levels and …

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Bay Watch – San Francisco vs. San Jose

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy August 24, 2022 In the last few weeks, Bay Watch has analyzed several different metrics that compare our region’s economic recovery with other metropolitan areas …

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Up, Down or Sideways: Reading the Tea Leaves in Silicon Valley

August 18, 2022 With the economy in flux and the long-term effects of remote work still unknown, it’s fair to ask how the Bay Area – as the world’s leading hub for technology, entrepreneurship and …