Economy

California Unemployment Badly Lags Pre-Pandemic Trends image

California Unemployment Badly Lags Pre-Pandemic Trends

While many media outlets and business climate deniers across the state continue their fixation on the lack of a so-called “exodus” as evidence ...
Keeping the Oakland A’s in Oakland image

Keeping the Oakland A’s in Oakland

With a key vote looming on the Oakland A’s plan to build a new ballpark at Howard Terminal north of Jack London Square, the Bay Area Council is u...
California Economic Future: What, Me Worry? image

California Economic Future: What, Me Worry?

Almost 50% of Californians said they are seriously thinking of leaving the state in the next few years or are giving it some consideration, accordi...
Report: Rethinking Mexico and Its Ties to Silicon Valley image

Report: Rethinking Mexico and Its Ties to Silicon Valley

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute recently released a report authored by Senior Director Dr. Sean Randolph examining Mexico’s growing tech ...
Gov. Newsom Unveils Record Budget image

Gov. Newsom Unveils Record Budget

Gov. Newsom today released his revised budget, a sweeping and historic $267 billion spending plan that is designed to get California’s economy ba...
#MeetLocalSF Can Help Speed Up Economic Recovery, Boost Jobs image

#MeetLocalSF Can Help Speed Up Economic Recovery, Boost Jobs

What is one way businesses can help boost the local economy and get us back on the road to recovery? By meeting local! As restrictions on gathering...
Tax Increase Legislation Advances on Questionable Voting Practice image

Tax Increase Legislation Advances on Questionable Voting Practice

Even with Gov. Newsom pledging not to sign any legislation that would raise taxes, a bill to do exactly that is moving forward in the state Assembl...
Coalition for CA’s Future Picks Up Steam image

Coalition for CA’s Future Picks Up Steam

Does the minting of new startup billionaires mean California shouldn’t be concerned about the economy? Don’t tell that to the more than 1.5 mil...
Headwinds Buffet California Jobs Recovery image

Headwinds Buffet California Jobs Recovery

New state unemployment data released this week highlights the headwinds that continue to buffet California’s economic recovery and the importance...
Analysis Shows Lifting SALT Cap Would Create Thousands of CA Jobs image

Analysis Shows Lifting SALT Cap Would Create Thousands of CA Jobs

A new analysis by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute suggests that restoring the full state and local tax (SALT) deduction would create thousa...
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