Please save the date for our annual Midyear Economic Update, taking place on November 13th, 2014 in the Reagan Room at the Fess Parker. Reception: 4:00-5:00 p.m. Presentations: 5:00-6:30 p.m. Peter Rupert will present all of the latest economic trends and numbers, and we’ll hear from a special guest speaker. Hope to see you there! […]
By Llad Phillips, Research Director Introduction The United States Census Bureau is predicting a major change in the decades ahead. There is not only going to be more older folks, but relatively more older folks. This is a benefit of technological change and advances in medicine and health. This demographic change will shift political, economic, […]
By Llad Phillips, Research Director I. Introduction Service organizations have been losing members for years. Part of this is understandable since one of the motivations for joining the Elks, Kiwanis, and similar service organizations was networking, and networking is provided much more efficiently by the web, using Linked-In and similar providers. However, service organizations also […]
By Llad Phillips, Research Director, EFP I. Introduction This post hails back to a biblical story, seven years of feast and seven years of famine. The ancient Egyptians figured out how to cope with drought, build granaries to even out the good years with the bad. Of course, the ancient Egyptians may have had an […]
Thanks to sponsor TVSB for capturing our event and hosting video of it online! Michael Bryan’s National Forecast: “The Future of Work” panel (moderated by Russ Roberts) and Peter Rupert’s Local Forecast:
9/12/14 •The Rise of a Nation of Older Folks
8/14/14 •Service Organizations, Altruism, and Community
7/10/14 •Rainy Day Funds in Historical and Modern Times
6/23/14 •Official Video from 2014 South Santa Barbara County Summit
10/01/14 •SAVE THE DATE – November 13th, 2014
3/19/14 •2014 North County Economic Summit Flyer
3/10/14 •2014 Santa Barbara County Economic Summit–OFFICIAL FLYER!
2/05/14 •Launching Our New Interactive Map!