National University System Institute for Policy Research

Local, national economic pictures gloomy
November 30, 2007 - Kelly Cunningham, a veteran local economist, reiterated his earlier statements that the economy is likely to avoid a recession in technical terms, but the sharp slowdown would appear to be a recession to most people. Continue reading »
Broadband blunders in the Beaver State
November 28, 2007 - In the November 28, 2007 edition of the Salem Oregon Statesmen Journal SDI Senior Analyst Vince Vasquez authored an column on Ashland OR's efforts to put in place free municipal wi-fi and the risks to taxpayers from this proposal. Continue reading »
Civic Mood Perking Up, Says Poll
November 27, 2007 - Maybe it's the sun, or the proximity of the holiday season, or the fact that the Chargers are finally playing up to their potential, but San Diegans are generally optimistic about the city's future, according to a survey done this month by Competitive Edge Research for a local think tank.. Continue reading »
$1.5 billion could be lost in county
November 27, 2007 - The housing downturn and continued foreclosure crisis could erase $1.5 billion of economic activity in San Diego County next year, as nervous consumers cut back on spending and housing-related companies lay off more workers, according to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors... Continue reading »
San Diego Institute Views on Wildfire's Economic Impact Widely Reported
October 29, 2007 - San Diego Institute for Policy Research's Senior Fellow and Economist Kelly Cunningham was sought out as an expert on the San Diego economy as reporters discussed the economic impacts of the October 2007 Fires. Continue reading »

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