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Forecast: rain and over $200 billion

Local economy growth expected to trump state and national rates

Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER

Friday, October 31, 2014

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Cunningham's estimates are based on methodology revisions by the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis. Now, research and development expenditures, entertainment, literary, and other artistic property are considered capital. These changes, and others, would have boosted the estimates of San Diego's regional gross domestic product calculations between 2001 and 2012 by 5 to 7 percent.