National University System Institute for Policy Research

The Story Behind San Diego's Unbalanced Jobs Recovery
TIMES OF SAN DIEGO, December 18, 2014 - Recovering from the 2008-09 recession has been prolonged and challenging. San Diego's struggle in recovery was not broad based or spread evenly across all economic sectors. Continue reading »
Rise In San Diego Home Prices Slows
KPBS, December 1, 2014 - Home prices in San Diego fell 0.2 percent in September from the month before, but were up 7.9 percent from the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released last week. Continue reading »
Is now the time for pro soccer in San Diego?
U-T SAN DIEGO, November 13, 2014 - How far can the sport of soccer succeed in San Diego? To say that San Diego is a soccer town would be an understatement. Our community has produced a steady stream of national team players, including Joe Corona, who just made his 14th appearance for the U.S. Men's National Team. Expect that trend to continue, as we are home to one of the largest youth soccer programs in the country. Continue reading »
A Look At San Diego's Fiscal Health After The Great Recession
KPBS, November 12, 2014 - By some accounts, San Diego's economic recovery from the Great Recession is strong. The annual unemployment rate in San Diego County hovers just under 6 percent. And National University System Institute for Policy Research predicts that the local gross domestic product will exceed $200 billion in 2014 - for the first time. Continue reading »
Political Landscape Red v Blue
NBC 7, November 10, 2014 - T.J. O'Hara, author, national political commentator and 2012 independent Presidential candidate and, Erik Bruvold, political scientist at the "National University System Institute for Policy Research", a La Jolla-based think tank discuss with NBC 7's Gene Cubbison on "Politically Speaking." Continue reading »

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