08/18/2022

Reports

Trade Reports
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Energy Reports
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Unemployment Index Reports
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Job Reports
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Anti-Housing CEQA Lawsuits Filed in 2020 Challenge Nearly 50% of California’s Annual Housing Production
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ZEV Reports
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CaliFormers: Shaping California’s Post-COVID Economic Recovery
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California Workers: Modernized Telecommuting Policies to Build Equity and Reduce Costs October 2020
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Economic Impacts of the Proposed City of Los Angeles Transfer Tax
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State’s Progress on Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Goals: Q2 2022 Results

The latest new vehicle data from California New Car Dealers Association shows total new light vehicle registrations in the third quarter were down 19.6% from the same period in the prior year, an improvement over the 48.9% drop in the second quarter but still lagging well behind the overall national decline of 8.4%. In addition to the associated jobs impacts, new vehicle sales are also a critical component of state and local revenues, with Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers (NAICS 441) producing 12% of total taxable sales in 2019.

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Anti-Housing CEQA Lawsuits Filed in 2020 Challenge Nearly 50% of California’s Annual Housing Production

Download Full Report Download Fact Sheet Fact Sheet As part of its ongoing mission to identify and analyze policies driving up the cost of living and impacting the state’s business climate, the Center for Jobs and the Economy is pleased to present this special report, authored by Jennifer Hernandez, attorney and expert in environmental law, […]

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Is It a Funding Issue?

Economic Impacts of the Proposed City of Los Angeles Transfer Tax for Housing and Homelessness Download Full Report Download Fact Sheet Fact Sheet As part of its ongoing mission to identify and analyze policies driving up the cost of living and impacting the state’s business climate, the Center for Jobs and the Economy undertook an […]

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California Energy Price Data for July 2022

Below are the monthly updates from the most current July 2022 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and May 2022 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration). The June results saw a continued easing in fuel prices, although California regulations and consequent isolation from world markets meant California prices remained more than $1.50 a […]

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California Trade Report for June 2022

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The June data in general saw little change in California exports in real terms, with the numbers down slightly […]

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June 2022 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
CaliFormer Businesses: Update
CaliFormers: Job Flows to Other States
Nonfarm Jobs: 176k Below Pre-Covid Peak
Job Change by Industry
Job Openings Rise to 1.283 Million
Employment 189k Below Pre-Covid Level
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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California Employment Report for June 2022

Download Report The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our initial analysis of the June Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The June job and employment numbers remained positive but continued the slowing trend seen over the past 5 months. […]

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California Energy Price Data for June 2022

Below are the monthly updates from the most current June 2022 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and April 2022 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration (IEA)). Our report this month was delayed as IEA spent last week restoring the data to its site. To view additional data and analysis related to the […]

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California Trade Report for May 2022

Download Report Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. The May data in general saw California exports continuing recovery in nominal terms, but when viewed in real dollars, exports were essentially level when compared to the prior year and remained substantially below the […]

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May 2022 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
May Revise Economic Projections
Inflation and the Recovery
Recession Risks Before Recovery
CaliFormer Businesses: Update
CaliFormers: Population Drops Two Years in a Row
NonFarm Jobs: 240k Below Pre-Covid Peak
Job Change by Industry
Job Openings Remain High
Employment 386k Below Pre-Covid Level
Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims Edge Above Pre-Pandemic Average in California
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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California Employment Report for May 2022

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our initial analysis of the May Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The May job and employment numbers again showed movement toward recovery, but at somewhat slowing levels from the prior two months. […]

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California Trade Report for April 2022

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. The April data includes the annual revisions to prior years, in this case revisions going back to 2017. Changes to the California numbers were relatively minor, with export flows somewhat higher and import flows somewhat […]

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State’s Progress on Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Goals: Q1 2022 Results

The latest new vehicle data from California New Car Dealers Association shows total new light vehicle registrations in the third quarter were down 19.6% from the same period in the prior year, an improvement over the 48.9% drop in the second quarter but still lagging well behind the overall national decline of 8.4%. In addition to the associated jobs impacts, new vehicle sales are also a critical component of state and local revenues, with Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers (NAICS 441) producing 12% of total taxable sales in 2019.

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California Energy Price Data for May 2022

Download Report Below are the monthly updates from the most current May 2022 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and March 2022 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration). To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy, visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. Energy costs continued rising across the board in the […]

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April 2022 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
May Revise Economic Projections
Inflation and the Recovery
Recession Risks Before Recovery
CaliFormer Businesses: Update
CaliFormers: Population Drops Two Years in a Row
NonFarm Jobs: 240k Below Pre-Covid Peak
Job Change by Industry
Job Openings Remain High
Employment 386k Below Pre-Covid Level
Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims Edge Above Pre-Pandemic Average in California
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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