In this post, we describe trends in industry wages in California between 1990 and 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.
The state's Employment Development Department has released job data for September 2015.
2014 California GDP growth outpaced the nation's in most economic sectors.
The Employment Development Department released its preliminary California jobs report for April 2015 on Friday, May 22.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released preliminary jobs data for metropolitan regions across the U.S. for the month of March 2015.
California's Employment Development Department (EDD) has released preliminary jobs data for the month of March 2015. Once again, jobs increased, and the state's unemployment rate declined.
For a joint hearing of two Assembly committees, we examine the "sharing economy" and growth of short-term rental companies like Airbnb and HomeAway.
A recent report on Silicon Valley discusses the region's economic growth. We consider the role that Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and Marin play in California's main state government revenue source, the personal income tax.
The state's Employment Development Department released its first report, to be revised later, on December 2014 job growth in California.
California has a greater share of jobs in professional/business services and information combined than those sectors have in the rest of the U.S. This can be attributed in part to the state's technology and entertainment industries.
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.
Venture capital investments play a key role in financing new technology firms. California--especially the Bay Area--receives a very large share of such investments.