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.

Sonoma State University economist Robert Eyler said that a .6 percent growth rate is what should be expected in a small quasi-rural county. Eyler theorized that Napa County grew more slowly than regional neighbors because of housing prices or lack of housing.

Napa population rises slowly

April 4, 2016

Sonoma State University economist Robert Eyler said that a .6 percent growth rate is what should be expected in a small quasi-rural county. Eyler theorized that Napa County grew more slowly than regional neighbors because of housing prices or lack of housing.

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Napa County had Robert Eyler, president of Economic Forensics & Analytics, help with the study. Eyler, in his section of the report, said a higher Napa County minimum wage would bring both costs and benefits. The questions are easy to ask, but the answers are multi-faceted and involve almost every Napa County employer directly or indirectly.

Speaker: Outside pressures could shake Solano economy

April 1, 2016

“The news is good… (but) there are still a lot of challenges,” said Robert Eyler, president of Economic Forensics and Analytics in Petaluma. “Those challenges are global, national and state that Solano has to absorb.”

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Bay Area doing better than nation

March 30, 2016

“Generally, the data shows that it is true,” said Robert Eyler, president of Economic Forensics and Analytics of Petaluma.

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“Folks, the news continues to be good,” Robert Eyler, president of Economic Forensics and Analytics out of Petaluma, told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. “We have gone from emerging from the recession to expanding.”

Solano supervisors told local economy expanding

March 24, 2016

“Folks, the news continues to be good,” Robert Eyler, president of Economic Forensics and Analytics out of Petaluma, told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. “We have gone from emerging from the recession to expanding.”

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Robert Eyler, principal at Economic Forensics and Analytics, will present the 2015 Index of Economic Community Progress at the Solano Economic Development Corporation Breakfast, Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield.

Solano group to serve up economic breakfast in Fairfield

March 22, 2016

Robert Eyler, principal at Economic Forensics and Analytics, will present the 2015 Index of Economic Community Progress at the Solano Economic Development Corporation Breakfast, Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield.

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“There is growth across most sectors, services and hospitality in Sonoma, and services generally in Marin County,” said Sonoma State University economics professor Robert Eyler, Ph.D.

North Bay jobs rise continued in February

March 20, 2016

“There is growth across most sectors, services and hospitality in Sonoma, and services generally in Marin County,” said Sonoma State University economics professor Robert Eyler, Ph.D.

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