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EconoMeter panel give thanks

Roger Showley, U-T SAN DIEGO

Friday, November 21, 2014

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System
Answer: People

Among San Diego’s many natural resources, from ocean front geography to stellar weather, the greatest asset or commodity of all is the people living here. People choose to live in San Diego wanting to take advantage of the abundant opportunities available only here. Independent, smart, creative minds gather to develop ideas and improve processes to benefit our lives in medicine and biotech, to electronics and computers, to surfboards, craft brewing, and fish tacos. Altogether, this has created one of the nation’s most dynamic economic regions, 16th largest in the nation, and among the best value-add producing areas found anywhere.