Life in the valley economy : Silicon Valley progress report 2007
- Louise Auerhahn, Bob Brownstein, Brian Darrow, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins.
- San Jose, CA : Working Partnerships USA, 
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (149 pages) : illustrations
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-149).
- ["\"Economically, working and middle-class families in Santa Clara County remain worse off today than in 2000. Incomes have fallen while the cost of living continues to soar; residents face ballooning prices not just for housing, but also for utilities, gas, health care, education, and child care. Employment levels have finally ceased a headlong rush downward and even begun to grow a bit, but we have not come close to recovering the jobs that we so recently lost. The region's largest job-producing industries remain depressed. Officially, unemployment is low, but far too many of us have been forced to accept substandard, insecure jobs, and some have given up the job search altogether. With wages stagnating, the housing market faltering, and higher payments on thousands of adjustable-rate mortgages beginning to come due, Silicon Valley's residents face an increasingly uncertain future.\"--Executive summary."]
- Publication date
- "March 2007."