July 2018 State Tax Collections August 10, 2018

We discuss preliminary data on July 2018 state tax collections.


Building Permits Update: June 2018 August 3, 2018

A brief look at housing permit data for June 2018. 


June 2018 State Jobs Report July 27, 2018

California's Employment Development Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released California's June 2018 state jobs report on July 20, 2018. 


2017-18 State Tax Collections July 26, 2018

We discuss 2017-18 state tax collections.


Occupational Wage Growth from 2016 to 2017 July 26, 2018

This post discusses wage growth for 21 broad occupation groups from 2016 to 2017. 


Occupational Wage Growth from 2013 to 2017 July 26, 2018

This post discusses wage growth for 22 broad occupation groups from 2013 to 2017. 


Unemployment Claims Update: June 2018 July 24, 2018

A brief look at unemployment claims data for June 2018. 


Why Are Unemployment Claims a Useful Economic Indicator? July 24, 2018

This post discusses why those interested in monitoring the state's economy should watch unemployment insurance claims. 


State Revenue Tracking: Focus on Four Key Months July 18, 2018

We discuss why revenue results from some months are more important that results from other months. 


Building Permits Update: May 2018 July 5, 2018

A brief look at housing permit data for May 2018.


Building Permits Update: April 2018 June 5, 2018

A brief look at housing permit data for April 2018. 


May 2018 Cap-and-Trade Auction Results May 24, 2018

We discuss the results of the May 2018 cap-and-trade auction.


April 2018 State Tax Collections May 18, 2018

We discuss April 2018 state tax collections.


2018-19 May Revision: Property Tax Estimates May 15, 2018

We discuss a key area of difference between our property tax oultook and the adminstration's: anticipated growth in taxable property values. 


Cannabis Tax Revenue Update May 8, 2018

2018 first quarter revenues from cannabis taxes.