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  • Marin businesses

    Marin business districts face struggle to gain, retain trust of merchants

    "Generally speaking, BIDs are good things if merchants are struggling to market themselves," said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum and a professor of economics at Sonoma State University.

  • Mt. Tam

    Marin deemed California’s best county to live in

    Rob Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum, offered a note of analysis in his response. "This is where Marin's housing market is very much related to the greater Bay Area as the most desirable place (weather, proximity to SF, amenities, schools) in a very desirable regional globally."

  • Sonoma equine industry

    Study: Horses are big business in Sonoma County

    "The equine industry has a tourism element that is budding and growing," said Robert Eyler, director of the Center for Regional Economic Analysis at SSU, who presented the findings.

  • Marin Civic Center

    Marin census data show population growth rebounding

    From July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013, Marin's population increased by 2,524 residents, from 255,841 to 258,365, according to the Census Bureau. That growth rate of 1 percent might not seem like much, but it far outstripped the county's population growth from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012, which was a mere 589 souls.

  • ssu

    Financial Yoga for College Grads: Get Over Your Fears, Increase Your Tech Skills

    A blogger from US News and World reports asked for some advice from a wise financial soul to help college grads who are looking for work or just landed their first job. SSU Economics Chair Robert Eyler had some compelling thoughts about living without a paycheck or on a pretty slim one for those first entering the world of work.

  • Napa employment

    Napa County unemployment rate drops in May to 4.5 percent

    “Napa is a great story to tell about the North Bay and the emergence from the recession,” said Robert Eyler, professor of Economics and director of the Center for Regional Economic Analysis at Sonoma State University. A primarily agricultural-based economy with less than 5 percent unemployment is “outstanding,” said the economist. “It tells you that Napa has been making the correct planning decisions to push hospitality and the winery element.”

Marin businesses

Marin business districts face struggle to gain, retain trust of merchants

September 11, 2014

“Generally speaking, BIDs are good things if merchants are struggling to market themselves,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum and a professor of economics at Sonoma State University.

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Mt. Tam

Marin deemed California’s best county to live in

September 7, 2014

Rob Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum, offered a note of analysis in his response. “This is where Marin’s housing market is very much related to the greater Bay Area as the most desirable place (weather, proximity to SF, amenities, schools) in a very desirable regional globally.”

Full Story »

Sonoma equine industry

Study: Horses are big business in Sonoma County

August 13, 2014

“The equine industry has a tourism element that is budding and growing,” said Robert Eyler, director of the Center for Regional Economic Analysis at SSU, who presented the findings.

Full Story »

Marin Civic Center

Marin census data show population growth rebounding

July 1, 2014

From July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013, Marin’s population increased by 2,524 residents, from 255,841 to 258,365, according to the Census Bureau. That growth rate of 1 percent might not seem like much, but it far outstripped the county’s population growth from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012, which was a mere 589 souls.

Full Story »

ssu

Financial Yoga for College Grads: Get Over Your Fears, Increase Your Tech Skills

July 1, 2014

A blogger from US News and World reports asked for some advice from a wise financial soul to help college grads who are looking for work or just landed their first job. SSU Economics Chair Robert Eyler had some compelling thoughts about living without a paycheck or on a pretty slim one for those first entering the world of work.

Full Story »

Napa employment

Napa County unemployment rate drops in May to 4.5 percent

June 20, 2014

“Napa is a great story to tell about the North Bay and the emergence from the recession,” said Robert Eyler, professor of Economics and director of the Center for Regional Economic Analysis at Sonoma State University. A primarily agricultural-based economy with less than 5 percent unemployment is “outstanding,” said the economist. “It tells you that Napa has been making the correct planning decisions to push hospitality and the winery element.”

Full Story »