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.
We answer some questions we receive about California's budget and the stock market downturn of recent days.
Turmoil in global currency markets may produce positive and negative effects for California's economy.
Preliminary data on California's gross domestic product shows that the state's economy again was the seventh or eighth-biggest in the world in 2014. This ranking varies depending on the data source used.
This note discusses recent international trade statistics for California and the likely negative effect of the strong U.S. dollar and seaport congestion on California exports.
Over the past few months, some of our major international trading partners have seen their economic growth slow. We examine how the California economy may be affected.
International trade is important to California's economy. The state's key international trading partnerships are diverse, including countries in North America, Asia, and Europe.
California's economy ranks among the largest on earth. As of 2013, it was larger than some of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized economies, such as Canada and Italy.