Economic Forensics & Analytics is an independent research and consulting firm located in Sonoma County, California. Since our conception in 2000, we’ve been dedicated to providing clients with customized economic analysis. We have a wide range of clientele in the private and public sectors throughout the state.

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    Solano County polishes ‘business first’ message

    Robert Eyler, Ph.D., president of Petaluma-based Economic Forensics and Analytics and professor of economics at Sonoma State University, says “Retail and construction were larger contributors before 2010 and are likely to become a larger part of the Solano County economy as the recovery continues."

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    North Bay has economic strengths amid slow US, state GDP growth, economist says

    “As of February 2017, no national or state recession is predicted through 2020,” according to Robert Eyler, Ph.D., professor of economics and dean of the School of Extended and International Education at Sonoma State University.

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    Sonoma State to host workshop about the medical use of cannabis

    "There are workforce development possibilities in industries that use cannabis as part of their work," said Robert Eyler, Ph.D., dean of the School of Extended and International Education.

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    Sonoma State University conference to feature new president, global tech trends expert

    A New York-based authority on global technology for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and an expert on driving innovation will share the podium with Sonoma State University President Judy Sakaki and North Bay economic forecaster Robert Eyler at the 24th Sonoma State University Economic Outlook Conference Feb. 15.

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    San Rafael’s Northgate mall sold to Merlone Geier Partners

    Robert Eyler, chief economist with the Marin Economic Forum, said, “There is no doubt about the fact that both Sears and Macy's, who are anchors in the Northgate mall, have recently announced some corporate threat in terms of their real estate holdings. That would make me a bit nervous.”

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    Economist sees uncertainty, but no immediate Trump disaster

    "We’re in the eighth year of economic recovery but we haven’t seen a boom period, and don’t expect to see that in the next three years. But we’re not seeing a recession either," Robert Eyler told the 450-plus who gathered at the 2017 North State Economic Forecast Conference.

Nothing is rosy in the north state, California, but there are glimmers

January 21, 2013

Examining the north valley, California economist Robert Eyler of Sonoma State University said economic progress is made when indicators like jobs, housing and personal income move forward. And according to Eyler, that’s happening to a small extent. However, in making his projections for the north state, Eyler couldn’t avoid the word “slow,” applying it to housing sales growth and housing prices.

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Napa’s jobless rate bumped up in December

January 18, 2013

“Things are getting consistently better in Napa,” said Robert Eyler, economics professor at Sonoma State University. He believes the county will see continued job growth in 2013.

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The Board heard a report done for the county by Robert Eyler of Economic Forensics and Analytics. Eyler talked about trying to increase the minimum wage from the current $10 an hour to a level where the benefits still outweigh the costs.

Chico Business Calendar

January 13, 2013

Chico Enterprise-Record
Jan. 17 — “Introduction to QuickBooks I” will be offered by the Small Business Development Center at Butte College.
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Sonoma County enters 2013 with ‘positive momentum’

January 7, 2013

“The wine industry and ag in general look like growth industries for the next few years. Asian consumption is rising, and their need for food may open more markets for local niche producers,” said Dr. Robert Eyler, director of the Center for Regional economic Analysis at Sonoma State University.

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Expect smaller paychecks after payroll tax cut lapses

January 2, 2013

“For some families, it will be a big deal,” said Robert Eyler, a Sonoma State University economics professor. The effect on local businesses will be felt most in the first six months of the year, then lessen as families make adjustments, Eyler said.

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Neither local Democrats nor Republicans like ‘fiscal cliff’ compromise

December 31, 2012

Robert Eyler, CEO of the Marin Economic Forum, a public-private partnership that works to enhance the county’s economic vitality, said, “It is likely that whatever deal is struck will have some austerity principle to it. It’s just a matter of how much.”

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