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SDI/CERC Barometer Finds Fires Touched More than Half of All County
November 15, 2007 - One out of every two San Diego county residents report that they or someone they know had a home destroyed or severely damaged by last month's wildfires according to public opinion research released today by the San Diego Institute for Policy Research (SDI)... Continue reading »
SDI/CERC Barometer: Overall Approval of Mayor Jerry Sanders Unchanged since July; Intensity of Support has Slipped
September 19, 2007 - Overall approval of the job San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is doing remained essentially unchanged between July and September according to polling information released today by the San Diego Institute for Policy Research (SDI)... Continue reading »
Study: Managed Competition Can Save San Diego $80-$200 Million a Year
September 12, 2007 - San Diego taxpayers could save $80 to $200 million per year by allowing the private sector to compete with government agencies to do things like clean city buildings, perform maintenance on government vehicles, and run golf courses, according to a new study by the Reason Foundation and... Continue reading »
SDI/CERC Opinion Barometer: Decline in Public's Job Approval of Mayor Jerry Sanders
July 11, 2007 - While most San Diegans approve of the job being done by Mayor Jerry Sanders, that support has fallen significantly between May and early July according to survey information released today by the San Diego Institute for Policy Research (SDI). Continue reading »
SDI Economic Ledger: Discussing the Importance of the Visitors Industry
June 19, 2007 - Economic indicators continue to trend downward. Although three of the April 2007 indicators were up compared with the previous month, all key indicators – construction, unemployment, new business licenses, the regional stock indices, and consumer confidence - continue to show lowered activity when compared with the previous year. Continue reading »

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