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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Bay Watch – The Bay Area’s Venture Capital Eco-System

Bay Watch: A Weekly Look into the Bay Area Economy March 24th, 2023  While banking failures and tech layoffs spark fear, the Bay Area’s tech and venture capital ecosystem remains strong. The Bay Area economy …

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