The Bay Area Council Economic Institute is the leading think tank on economic and policy issues in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Bay Area. A forum for engagement and a respected source of fact-based economic analysis, the Institute is a trusted partner and adviser to both business leaders and government officials. Through its economic and policy research and partnerships, it addresses issues impacting the competitiveness, economic development and quality of life of the region and the state, including infrastructure, human capital, globalization, science and technology, and health policy. The Institute is guided by a Board of Trustees drawn from leaders in the corporate, university, government and non-profit sectors.
India and the United States are poised at the threshold of a closer, more productive relationship than at any point in the recent past. India’s economy has advanced and is now the world’s sixth largest. New areas of partnership between India and the US—and particularly India and the Bay Area-Silicon Valley— are emerging as India’s economy is rapidly digitizing. The Bay Area is a major economic partner for India, and opportunities are growing.