Home Sales Update: July 2020 August 18, 2020

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


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: August 2 - August 8 August 14, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: August 10-August 14 August 14, 2020

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


U.S. Retail Sales: July 2020 August 14, 2020

U.S. retail sales in July 2020 were 2.7% higher than in July 2019.


California Business Creation Saw Uptick in July August 7, 2020

We report on recent data about new business creation from the U.S. Census. 


Weekly Unemployment Claims Update: July 26 - August 1 August 7, 2020

Observations on weekly unemployment claims data for California.


Income Tax Withholding Tracker: August 3-August 9 August 7, 2020

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


Building Permits Update: June 2020 August 4, 2020

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


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.


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.