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Innovative Technology Companies Are Driving San Diego's Economy
SD METRO MAGAZINE, August 28, 2015 - Innovative technology companies account for just over 11 percent of local jobs, but pay double the average wage and are leading San Diego's economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report released Thursday by the National University System Institute for Policy Research that examined the strengths of San Diego's innovation economy. Continue reading »
Does stock market decline signal a recession?
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, August 28, 2015 - Q: Does the recent stock market decline signal a coming recession? Answers: YES 2, NO 14 Continue reading »
Innovative Tech Companies Are Driving San Diego's Economy
TIMES OF SAN DIEGO, August 27, 2015 - Innovative technology companies account for just over 11 percent of local jobs, but pay double the average wage and are leading San Diego's economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report released Thursday by the National University System Institute for Policy Research that examined the strengths of San Diego's innovation economy. Continue reading »
San Diego: Tech City, U.S.A., babies
SAN DIEGO READER, August 27, 2015 - Technology accounted for 11.1 percent of San Diego County jobs last year but 22 percent of total wages, according to a new study by Kelly Cunningham, economist for the National University System Institute for Policy Research. The reason for this stark difference: the average tech salary was $114,300 last year, compared with $49,700 for the average non-tech job. Continue reading »
How will Qualcomm layoffs affect SD area?
SAN DIEGO READER, August 26, 2015 - Economists often talk about the ripple effect — each job supporting X number of other jobs as spending ripples through the economy like the circles created when you throw a stone in a lake. Continue reading »

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