October 2016 State Jobs Report December 1, 2016

We recap the October 2016 state jobs data, which was released in November.


November Cap-and-Trade Auction Results December 1, 2016

We discuss the results of the November 15, 2016 cap-and-trade auction.


Fiscal Outlook: Proposition 30/55 Revenue Estimates November 16, 2016

We provide our updated Proposition 30/55 revenue estimates.


Fiscal Outlook: New LAO Sales Tax Model November 16, 2016

We discuss our office's new sales tax projection model.


Fiscal Outlook: Examining Property Tax Growth Rates November 16, 2016

We examine reasons behind lower-than-expected growth in assessed property values.


October 2016 State Revenues November 10, 2016

We have begun to receive preliminary information from the state's tax agencies on major tax revenue collections in October.


September 2016 Jobs Report November 5, 2016

We discuss data from the September 2016 state and metro area jobs report, most of which was released during the month of October.


September 2016 State Revenues October 18, 2016

We have received preliminary information from tax agencies on September 2016 collections of the state's major taxes.


Housing and Economic Mobility October 10, 2016

One perhaps underappreciated consequence of lackluster homebuilding in coastal California is that many workers are denied access to California’s high-wage job markets because they are unable to find housing. These workers are pushed to other parts California or beyond where their wages tend to be lower.


August 2016 State Jobs Report September 28, 2016

We discuss California's August 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies.


Proposition 13 Report: More Data on California Property Taxes September 22, 2016

We provide additional data on trends in California's property taxes since the passage of Proposition 13 in 1978.


August 2016 State Revenues September 15, 2016

We have received preliminary collection data from the state's tax agencies for major revenue collections in August 2016.


2015 Census Data on Incomes September 15, 2016

We discuss new Census data on a variety of topics, including household incomes.


Poverty in California: Recently Released Census Data September 13, 2016

We discuss a new Census Bureau report on state poverty rates, including its Research Supplemental Poverty Measure.


FTB Data: County Income Distributions, 2013 September 12, 2016

We discuss the distribution of incomes across almost all of California's counties based on data from 2013 personal income tax returns filed with the state's Franchise Tax Board.