National University System Institute for Policy Research




Measure A reaffirmed importance of public process
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, March 3, 2016 - The votes are in, and Carlsbad voters said "No." Continue reading »
Politically Speaking: Poverty in San Diego
NBC7 SAN DIEGO, January 23, 2016 - Though parts of the economy have recovered significantly since the recession, the poverty rate is lagging. What are ways policy can help those in poverty? Peter Brownell, research director at the Center on Policy Initiatives, and Erik Bruvold, president of the National University System's Institute for Policy Research, stopped by to discuss poverty in the city with NBC 7's Gene Cubbison. Continue reading »
2016 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: SLOWING GROWTH AND CAUTION AHEAD
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SYSTEM INSTITUTE FOR POLICY RESEARCH, January 20, 2016 - National University School of Business and Management and the National University System Institute for Policy Research present the 2016 Economic Outlook. Authored by noted San Diego Economist, Kelly Cunningham, learn where the San Diego economy is headed in 2016. We cover forecasted growth rates, construction activities, changes in taxable sales and how various industries are likely to fair in the coming year. Attendees will be provided a hard copy of the forecast and our panelists will provide their insights into national economic conditions, small business strategies to take advantage of the forecast and how others see the 2016 economy. This is one of the few broad economic outlooks for the regional economy offered and the only one by an economist who been tracking local conditions for more than 30 years. Continue reading »
Study: Poverty In San Diego Suburbs Increasing
KPBS, January 14, 2016 - Poverty in San Diego is not confined to the urban core of the city. New research from National University System Institute for Policy Research found concentrated pockets of poverty have increased in suburban neighborhoods around the county. Continue reading »