Fiscal Outlook: Key Economic Assumptions November 15, 2017

We show the key economic assumptions underlying our new Fiscal Outlook for California.


A Note on Economic Assumptions & State Budget Analyses May 15, 2016

We discuss the ways that economic assumptions affect state budget analyses and how policy makers and others should consider these assumptions.


Some Thoughts About Our New Fiscal Outlook November 18, 2015

A note discussing how we think of the scenarios in the new LAO Fiscal Outlook.


May Revision: LAO Economic Outlook May 15, 2015

Our office's May Revision economic outlook, responding to the administration's economic projections, notes that California's growth recently has outpaced the nation's.


DOF Budget Resources Online: Economics and Revenues May 14, 2015

With the 2015-16 May Revision, the Governor's administration posts updated economic and revenue resources related to its budget proposal online.


Limited Statewide Economic Impact of Drought April 14, 2015

This blog post responds to questions we receive regularly concerning the likely effect of the drought on the state's economy and tax revenues.


Corporate Profits Decline in 2014 March 27, 2015

Corporate profits data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis show an annual decline of $17 billion, or less than 1 percent.


New Governor's Budget Economic Forecast January 13, 2015

We compare key economic variables of the Brown Administration's new Governor's Budget plan forecast with those from recent LAO and administration projections.