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

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


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: May 11-May 15 May 18, 2020

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


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: May 3-May 9 May 15, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: May 4-May 8 May 8, 2020

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


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: April 26-May 2 May 7, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California. 


Building Permits Update: March 2020 May 5, 2020

A brief look at California housing permits data for March 2020.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: April 27-May 1 May 1, 2020

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


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: April 19-April 25 April 30, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California. 


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

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


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

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California. 


March 2020 State Tax Collections April 20, 2020

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


March 2020 Jobs Report April 17, 2020

We discuss the March 2020 state jobs report.


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

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


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: April 5-April 11 April 16, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California. 


U.S. Retail Sales: March 2020 April 15, 2020

March 2020 retail sales data shows significant impact from COVID-19.