Research Products

Understanding our economy begins with strong data. Check out some of our research products below.

Our research products are organized into three categories.

  • Industry Studies: Deep dives on specific industries in San Diego, from genomics to cybersecurity and more
  • Economic Impact Studies: Specific in-depth analysis of a company or industry in San Diego
  • Economic Intelligence: Reoccurring research releases including the economic pulse (monthly employment data) and economic snapshot (a quarterly comparison of San Diego to other metros) as well as periodic data on issues that impact our economy such as housing affordability and trade

Research Studies

Future of Growth in San Diego: The Economic Case for Inclusion

  • Economic Intelligence
  • Inclusive Growth
  • research
  • research Q4 2019

Study: Addressing San Diego’s Affordability Crisis

  • Economic Intelligence
  • research
  • research products
  • research Q4 2019

San Diego Economic Pulse – September 2019

  • Economic Intelligence
  • Economic Pulse
  • Economic Pulse Q3 2019
  • research
  • Research Q3 2019

San Diego Economic Pulse – August 2019

  • Economic Intelligence

San Diego’s Economic Pulse – July 2019

  • Economic Intelligence

Study: Qualcomm’s Contribution to San Diego’s Economy

  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Qualcomm
  • research
  • research products
  • Research Q2 2019

Cybersecurity in the San Diego region

  • Cybersecurity
  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Industry Studies
  • research
  • research products
  • research Q1 2019

The Small Business Ecosystem Along the 78 Corridor

  • Economic Intelligence
  • Innovate78
  • research
  • research products

An In-Depth Look at San Diego’s Small Business Ecosystem

  • Economic Intelligence
  • research
  • research products

San Diego’s Precision Health Ecosystem

  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Industry Studies
  • Precision Health
  • research
  • research products
  • research Q4 2018

Trade and Competitiveness in North America: A Focus on the Cali Baja Mega-Region

  • Economic Intelligence
  • NAFTA
  • research
  • research products
  • Research Q3 2018
  • WTCSD

The Importance of Water Reliability to San Diego’s Economy

  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Industry Studies
  • research
  • research products
  • research q2 2018
  • SDCWA

Study: Mapping San Diego’s Defense Ecosystem

  • Industry Studies
  • research
  • research products
  • research Q1 2018

Cracking the Code: The Economic Impact of San Diego’s Genomics Industry

  • Economic Impact Studies
  • genomics
  • Industry Studies
  • research
  • research products
  • research Q2 2017