July 2020 Tax Payments Tracker: July 31 Update July 31, 2020

We discuss data on recent state personal income tax and corporation tax collections.


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: July 19-July 25 July 31, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: July 27-July 31 July 31, 2020

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


Using Card Spending Data to Track Taxable Sales July 31, 2020

We use data on credit card and debit card transactions in California to get a better sense of recent sales tax trends in California.


July 2020 Tax Payments Tracker: July 24 Update July 24, 2020

We discuss data on recent state personal income tax and corporation tax collections. 


Home Sales Update: June 2020 July 24, 2020

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


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: July 20-July 24 July 24, 2020

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


Snapshot of the California Economy: June 2020 July 23, 2020

We review data on ten key economic indicators for California. 


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: July 12-July 18 July 23, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Home Prices Update: June 2020 July 20, 2020

A brief look at California home price data for May 2020.


July 2020 Tax Payments Tracker July 17, 2020

We discuss data on recent state personal income tax and corporation tax collections. 


June 2020 Jobs Report July 17, 2020

We discuss the June 2020 California jobs report.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: July 13-July 17 July 17, 2020

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


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: July 5-July 11 July 17, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


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

U.S. retail sales rose 8% from May to June, returning to 2019 level.