Unemployment Claims Update: August 2018 September 24, 2018

A brief look at unemployment claims data for August 2018. 


Unemployment Claims Update: July 2018 August 24, 2018

A brief look at unemployment claims data for July 2018.


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. 


October 2017 State Jobs Report December 1, 2017

California's Employment Development Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released California's October 2017 state jobs report on November 17, 2017.


January 2017 State Jobs Report March 9, 2017

We examine the January 2017 California state jobs report, released by the Employment Development Department on March 3, 2017.


Recap: December 2016 State Jobs Report March 3, 2017

We recap the key data from the December 2016 California jobs report, which was released on January 20, 2017.


October 2016 State Jobs Report December 1, 2016

We recap the October 2016 state jobs data, which was released in November.


September 2016 Jobs Report November 5, 2016

We discuss data from the September 2016 state and metro area jobs report, most of which was released during the month of October.


August 2016 State Jobs Report September 28, 2016

We discuss California's August 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies.


July 2016 State Jobs Report August 31, 2016

We discuss California's July 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies on August 19, 2016.


June 2016 State Jobs and Other Data August 5, 2016

We discuss the report on California employment and unemployment in June 2016, which was released on July 22, and some more recent data too.


May 2016 Jobs Report: Slow Job Growth, Unemployment Rate Falls July 6, 2016

State and federal labor agencies released the May 2016 jobs reports for California on June 17, 2016.


April 2016 Jobs Report: Strong Month in the Data May 25, 2016

We discuss the April 2016 monthly jobs report from the Employment Development Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


May Revision 2016: Economic Outlook May 15, 2016

We discuss the state's economic outlook, including the administration's assessment of the near-term economic outlook in the Governor's May Revision to his 2016-17 budget proposal.