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.

The recent passage of Brexit by voters in the United Kingdom raised many questions and had far-reaching consequences. And despite our small footprint, Marin County potentially will feel the repercussions.

Brexit is an example that it is a small world after all

August 22, 2016

The recent passage of Brexit by voters in the United Kingdom raised many questions and had far-reaching consequences. And despite our small footprint, Marin County potentially will feel the repercussions.

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Forecasting trends for Northern California’s economy

August 12, 2016

Dr. Robert Eyler, Interim Dean of the School of Extended and International Education at Sonoma State University, will forecast growth in food and beverage manufacturing, life sciences and tourism through 2019 at the Aug. 24 luncheon of Sons in Retirement (SIR) Branch #53 at Oakmont’s East Recreation Center.

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Employees of companies that participate in SMART’s “EcoPass” program will receive discounts at a rate tied to the number of annual passes purchased by the companies in advance. “You basically provide discounted pricing in an attempt to get more riders,” said Robert Eyler, director of Sonoma State University’s Regional Center for Economic Analysis.

SMART confronts debate over fares set for North Bay rail service

July 5, 2016

Employees of companies that participate in SMART’s “EcoPass” program will receive discounts at a rate tied to the number of annual passes purchased by the companies in advance. “You basically provide discounted pricing in an attempt to get more riders,” said Robert Eyler, director of Sonoma State University’s Regional Center for Economic Analysis.

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Marin Netflix series shoot brings economic benefits

June 24, 2016

Robert Eyler, chief economist of the Marin Economic Forum, said Marin cities could use the Netflix filming as an opportunity to attract other film shoots.

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Robert Eyler, chief economist for the Marin Economic Forum, said, “It’s good to see entrepreneurial activity coming from the high schools.”

Novato High School class helps students convert ideas into stuff — and maybe cash

May 27, 2016

Robert Eyler, chief economist for the Marin Economic Forum, said, “It’s good to see entrepreneurial activity coming from the high schools.”

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The Marin Economic Forum was feted by Marin County supervisors this week for its role in stimulating the growth of local life science businesses in recent years

Marin Economic Forum credited with growth of biotech in Marin

May 23, 2016

Robert Eyler, the forum’s chief economist and its former director, said during the upcoming BioCom 2016 conference in San Francisco from June 6 to June 9 about 100 attendees will visit the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. The conference, which will be held at the Moscone Center, is sponsored by the California Life Science Alliance and annually attracts participants from more than three dozen countries.

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