Here’s an interesting article where the author reviews the San Diego Economic Forecast for 2016 – 2020 and discusses whether San Diego is a good place to start a new business (as compared to Silicon Valley or Los Angeles).
If you are interested in stats about our region, The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation has great resources on their website. For instance, their economic dashboard uses 20 different metrics to track the region’s standing among the 25 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas. Here is a link to the latest dashboard from the EDC. They look at Demographic, Talent, Economic and Quality of Life.