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Technology, trade and the coronavirus: How global supply chains are set to change

The coronavirus will drive a shift in global manufacturing that could influence investment patterns for decades. This builds on factors that were already at work. One is automation, and the reduced importance of cheap labor …

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How Much Does it Cost to Construct One Unit of Below Market Housing in the Bay Area?

According to the 2019 California Tax Credit Allocation Committee staff reports, there were 23 new construction projects of below market housing, with a total of 1,912 units, across six counties of the nine-county Bay Area. …

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Net Domestic Migration in the Bay Area (2018)

According to newly released American Community Survey data, the nine-county Bay Area experienced a negative net domestic migration of 50,766 residents in 2018. This includes individuals relocating to and from all states across the U.S., …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Job Growth Slows Again But Continues to Outpace the State and Nation The highlights: • The Bay Area added 2,900 jobs in December (seasonally adjusted), following a gain of 4,200 jobs in November and 91,500 …

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Bay Area Job Watch

Job Growth Slows But Continues to Outpace the State and Nation The highlights: • The Bay Area added 3,900 jobs in November seasonally adjusted), following a gain of 4,900 jobs in October and 97,100 in …

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Bay Area Job Watch

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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Bay Area Job Watch

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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The Future is Fresno: Exploring the Valley to Valley Connection

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 …