U.S. Retail Sales: May 2020 June 16, 2020

May 2020 U.S. retail sales show significant rebound from April decline. 


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: June 8-June 12 June 12, 2020

We examine whether economic effects of COVID-19 can be observed in weekly withholding data.


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: May 31-June 6 June 12, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: June 1-June 5 June 5, 2020

We examine whether economic effects of COVID-19 can be observed in weekly withholding data.


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: May 24-30 June 5, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Building Permits Update: April 2020 June 2, 2020

A brief look at California building permits data for April 2020.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: May 25-May 29 May 29, 2020

We examine whether economic effects of COVID-19 can be observed in weekly withholding data.


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: May 17-May23 May 29, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


May 2020 Cap-and-Trade Auction Update May 28, 2020

We discuss the results of the May 2020 cap-and-trade auction.


April 2020 Jobs Report May 22, 2020

We discuss the April 2020 state jobs report.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: May 18-May 22 May 22, 2020

We examine whether economic effects of COVID-19 can be observed in weekly withholding data.


April 2020 State Tax Collections May 22, 2020

We discuss monthly collections from the state's three largest taxes. 


Home Sales Update: April 2020 May 22, 2020

A brief look at California home sales data for April 2020.


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: May 10-16 May 22, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


U.S. Retail Sales: April 2020 May 18, 2020

April 2020 U.S. retail sales data shows significant impact from COVID-19.