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California Gov. Jerry Brown

High-Flying California Charts Its Own Path -- Is A Cliff Ahead?

As its economy bounced back from the Great Recession, California emerged as a progressive role model, yet the state's once remarkably varied and vital economy has become dangerously dependent on the Bay Area tech boom.

Is California Anti-family?

In its race against rapidly aging Europe and East Asia, America’s relatively vibrant nurseries have provided some welcome demographic dynamism. Yet, in recent years, notably since the Great Recession and the weak recovery that followed, America’s birthrate has continued to drop, and is now at a record low.
Yahoo headquarters

Can California Survive a Tech Bust?

California’s economic revival may prove to be far more vulnerable than its boosters imagine, with the tech slowdown — especially the notable slowdown in startup formation.

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Report on The New American Heartland

The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for American goods and services.

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