National University System Institute for Policy Research




New NUS Institute Poll Finds Digital Divide Persists in San Diego
December 17, 2008 - Though 70% of adult residents in the City of San Diego have access to a computer tied to the Internet, there remains a significant and persistent digital divide among less affluent and less well educated San Diegans... Continue reading »
Nearly All San Diegans Consider Tobacco Use Harmful
October 22, 2008 - The overwhelming majority of San Diego adults believe that smoking is exceptionally harmful to one's health, according to survey results jointly released today by the San Diego Institute for Policy Research, LLC and Keepcomingback.com,... Continue reading »
San Diego's Port Terminals have a $1.8 billion impact on the regional economy
August 19, 2008 - San Diego's two maritime terminals have an annual economic impact of $1.8 billion and help create more than 19,000 jobs according to a report released today by the San Diego Institute for Policy Research... Continue reading »
Survey Finds Addiction in San Diego County Continues to be a Major Problem
July 29, 2008 - One out of every five adult San Diegans has either been affected themselves or had an immediate family member affected by an addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling, smoking, or by an eating disorder... Continue reading »
San Diego's Per Capita Investment in Fire Protection Lags Behind Both Orange and Los Angeles County
July 20, 2008 - As measured by per capita spending, total expenditures on fire and emergency medical services in San Diego County are significantly less than the investments in fire protection made by the jurisdictions in either Orange County or Los Angeles County... Continue reading »