Center for Regional Economic Analysis
Providing sound economic information for smart business decision making
Our Center for Regional Economic Analysis (CREA) has acted as a place where regional businesses and North Bay municipalities have found common answers to the economic development and public policy questions they share. It provides first-rate research, data, and analysis for local industry and governments.
Explore some of our recent studies and contact director, Rob Eyler, to learn more.
Economic Outlook Conference, February 2013
This year, the theme was game-changers, innovations and leaders that are transforming the North Bay Economy.
Oliver's Market Study, February 2012
The study examined the economic impacts of using a "go local" strategy concerning business behavior. Oliver's Market data was used for a simple analysis of buying and selling local, with "local" defined as Sonoma County.
Value Chains in North Bay Agriculture, November 2012
This study investigates the way famers build value in their products for dairy, grass-fed beef and grain operations in the North Bay. Agricultural industries also build value in the community through their operations, suppliers, and businesses touched by farm workers and spending.