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State housing legislation: Enough done?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, October 13, 2017 - Question: Will the recently approved state housing legislation cut shortages and improve affordability? Continue reading »
San Diego's Economy Is Doing Worse Than Everyone Realized
PublicCEO, October 13, 2017 - Recently released numbers indicate San Diego's GDP growth between 2003 and 2005 was much higher than formerly reported, and the recession came sooner and significantly worse. The past few years also show much weaker growth than previously estimated. Continue reading »
Don't expect Florida and Caribbean tourists to flock west
SAN DIEGO READER, October 11, 2017 - Can San Diego and other West Coast metro areas make money because of the hurricane-prone eastern U.S. and the Caribbean? Florida and Caribbean islands are tourist havens. Now some of those areas lie in ruins as a result of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Harvey clobbered Houston, and earlier, Katrina crippled New Orleans and Sandy bashed the East Coast from Florida to Maine. Continue reading »
Trump's tax plan: A boost to the economy?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, October 6, 2017 - Question: Would President Trump's tax plan boost the economy? Continue reading »
San Diego's Economy Is Doing Worse Than Everyone Realized
VOICE OF SAN DIEGO, October 4, 2017 - San Diego's economy seems to be doing far worse than everyone realized. San Diego's gross domestic product shows much weaker activity than formerly reported, according to newly released estimates of GDP by metropolitan area. Continue reading »

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