National University System Institute for Policy Research

Leveraged pensions -- OK?
U-T SAN DIEGO, September 26, 2014 - Question: Should public pension managers invest in high-paying but risky leveraged investments? YES: 4, NO: 12 Continue reading »
San Diego lags in bridge repair
U-T SAN DIEGO, September 26, 2014 - A nationwide database of bridges needing repair was published in 2010, alerting public officials to hundreds of deficient structures, including 25 in San Diego County that were rated in poor condition or worse. Continue reading »
Local Economy Not Too Shaken by Defense Cuts: Report
NBC7 SAN DIEGO, Septmeber 23, 2014 - A report released Tuesday shows that while there is a decline in defense dollars coming into San Diego, the military spending cuts did not have as large of an impact on the local economy as expected in 2014. Continue reading »
NFL profits threatened?
U-T SAN DIEGO, September 19, 2014 - Question: Will the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence situation affect its bottom line? Continue reading »
SD poverty rate rises to 15.8%
SAN DIEGO DAILY TRANSCRIPT, September 18, 2014 - San Diego's poverty rate inched up slightly last year to cover more than one-sixth of the population, running counter to the downward trend in the rest of the nation, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading »

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