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The Institute is available for hire to work on projects large and small, including custom data acquisition, analysis, and reporting.

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Research reports

Research reports are created through an un-biased, third-party examination including a rigorous, peer-review process. These reports range from several page research briefs to full scale research studies on a variety of subjects.

Economic impact studies

The Institute also offers detailed economic impact studies for planned projects, policies, or existing business activities.

Custom datasets

The Institute can provide custom datasets across a variety of geographies (i.e. county, city and sub-city levels).

The team offers insights across a variety of topics, including:

  • Demographics
  • Employment trends
  • Income, wealth & self-sufficiency
  • Venture capital, M&A activity, and IPOs
  • Cleantech adoption
  • Housing & non-residential development
  • Transportation
  • Education
  • Public safety
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Land use
  • Local government finance (Silicon Valley cities, 2007-present)

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Get comprehensive information and data about Silicon Valley’s economic and community health at www.SiliconValleyIndicators.org.

Data and charts from the Silicon Valley Index (and more) are available on a dynamic and interactive website that allows users to further explore Silicon Valley trends.

The site is maintained and constantly updated by Joint Venture's Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies, and is a robust collection of charts and information with links to local, regional, and national data sources, as well as additional related online resources within the following categories: People, Economy, Society, Place, and Governance. There are also metrics presented through an equity lens.

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The Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies is the research arm of Joint Venture and housed within the organization. Research topics focus on economic and community health issues in Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area, and on broader regional issues.

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