By Steve Levy
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About this blog: I grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the area in 1963 when I started graduate school at Stanford. Nancy and I were married in 1977 and we lived for nearly 30 years in the Duveneck school area. Our children went to Paly. We moved ... (More)
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Implications of Today's Economic News
Jan 6, 2012 11:59 am
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Today brought two more bits of good economic news.
National job growth continued with a gain of 212,000 private sector jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate... More
Dec 15, 2013 1:59 pm
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The state Department of Finance released population estimates for 2013 on December 12, 2013. Here are some of the key results relating to Bay Area growth.
Stimulus Versus Austerity--A False Choice
Jul 4, 2010 4:20 pm
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I watched the Fareed Zakaria GPS show this morning. Paul Krugman argued that the U.S. economy needs more federal stimulus to help increase economic growth and reduce... More
The Public Health Insurance Option
Sep 10, 2009 9:50 am
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Debate over a proposed public health insurance option has become the lightening rod in the current debate about health care reform. Last night President Obama made... More
Hey honey, should we take that job in California?
Dec 29, 2009 11:43 am
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California gets criticized regularly for having a bad business climate. The storyline goes roughly like this.
States compete fiercely for new businesses. California... More