California's New Minimum Wage: Low-Wage Workers by Region December 6, 2016

We discuss how the low-wage share of workers varies across California's regions.


October 2016 State Jobs Report December 1, 2016

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


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.


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.


Additional Data: FTB Income Distributions for Each Available County September 12, 2016

In this post, we display graphics displaying the 2013 income before deductions, as reported in state tax data, for each available California county. This post accompanies an explanatory note on these income distributions here.


July 2016 State Jobs Report August 31, 2016

We discuss California's July 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies on August 19, 2016.


Dec. 2015 Jobs Report: Continuing Job Growth January 22, 2016

The Employment Development Department (EDD) has released December 2015 preliminary jobs data for California.


November 2015 Jobs Report December 18, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and California's Employment Development Department have released preliminary November 2015 jobs data for the state.


Sept. 2015 Metro Area Jobs Data October 28, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released employment data for the nation's metropolitan regions through September 2015. Bay Area metro regions continue to be among the nation's leaders in terms of job growth.


Aug. 2015 Jobs Data: California Metro Regions October 5, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released August 2015 employment data for the nation's 387 metropolitan statistical areas and other metropolitan regions.


Aug. 2015 Jobs Report: California Job Gains Continue September 18, 2015

The state jobs report for August 2015 shows a continuing trend of job growth and falling unemployment rates.


May 2015 State and Metro Job Data July 1, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and California's Employment Development Department have released May 2015 state and metropolitan area job data.


April 2015 EDD Jobs Report May 26, 2015

The Employment Development Department released its preliminary California jobs report for April 2015 on Friday, May 22.


3/2015: California Metro Area Jobs Data April 29, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released preliminary jobs data for metropolitan regions across the U.S. for the month of March 2015.


Feb. 2015 Metropolitan Area Employment Data April 9, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published its February 2015 data concerning employment in the nation's metropolitan areas on April 8, 2015.