February 15, 2012 - KQED radio produced this one-hour special from the 2012 State of the Valley conference, including keynote remarks by former Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley and international affairs professor and author Michael Mandelbaum.
Economists Doug Henton and Steven Levy analyze 2011 Index
March 28, 2011 – Two of Silicon Valley's premier economists, Doug Henton, CEO of Collaborative Economics, and Steven Levy, CEO of the Center for the Continuing Study of the California Economy, were host Russell Hancock's guests for this discussion of the findings and implications of the 2011 Silicon Valley Index, the comprehensive annual study of the economic health in the region. This year's report revealed a growing crisis in state and local government finance that is undermining the economic recovery in Silicon Valley and that a precarious road lies ahead for cities, towns and counties in the region as public revenue drops while the demand for services climbs. [58 minutes]