Economy

Bay Area – Germany Dialogue on Smart Manufacturing / Industry 4.0

From November 7 – 9, the Bay Area hosts a German delegation of Smart Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 leaders, including the recipient of the Frost &...

So Much for the Demise of Silicon Valley

While some outsiders see a decline of Silicon Valley, a major announcement by JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon suggests the news of its death may be...

Merced Visit Highlights Megaregion, Public-Private Partnerships

The important role of Merced and UC Merced in the growing Northern California megaregion were the focus of a recent trip the Bay Area Council made ...

Learning from Portland’s Regional Governance Model

A Bay Area Council delegation of business and government leaders traveled to Portland, Ore., this week to see what we can learn about that region...

Leveraging Tech, Innovation to Address Regional Challenges

The Bay Area Council this week was thrilled to partner with member company TechCrunch on Disrupt SF 2018, one of the technology industry’s bigges...

CA Faces Staggering $1 Trillion Infrastructure Funding Gap

California’s infrastructure funding gap will reach $1 trillion by 2050, according to a new report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute that...

Pushing Back on Business, Jobs Taxes

The Bay Area Council is pushing back against a number of Bay Area cities that are teeing up new taxes on the November ballot aimed at jobs and busi...

Breakfast with Ravi Shankar Prasad

The California Business Roundtable, California Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council, DLA Piper, and The Westly Group, in partnership with NASSCOM,...

A Bay Area-Europe Collaboration on Cybersecurity Education

EIT Digital and Bay Area Council member UC Berkeley have joined forces to launch Cybersecurity 360, the first professional education program of its...

New Tariffs to Escalate Construction Costs Impacting Bay Area’s Housing Production and Prices

Tariffs of 20% the Trump administration imposed last year on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, and more recent tariffs of 15% and 10% on steel a...
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