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San Francisco Job Creation Outpaces Most States Since Start of Great Recession

San Francisco’s tech-driven economic boom has outstripped the majority of the country when it comes to creating new jobs since the onset of the Great Recession, according to a new study.

“Since the Great Recession started in 2007, San Francisco itself — a city of 825,000 — has generated more private sector jobs than 47 out of 50 states,” according to the study by Michael Mandel of South Mountain Economics.

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A new study credits technology companies such as Twitter, which is headquartered
on Market Street, with creating 21,000 private-sector jobs since 2010.