06/09/2023

Reports

Trade Reports
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Energy Reports
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Unemployment Index Reports
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Jobs 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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California Trade Report for April 2023

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 April data in general indicates a slowing in trade activity for the state.  Total trade through the state’s […]

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California Energy Price Data for May 2023

Below are the monthly updates from the most current May 2023 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and March 2023 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. The additional costs under California policies, regulations, taxes, and fee add-ons […]

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Special Report: Califorming Businesses: Disney Cancels Move to New Florida Campus

The Walt Disney Company recently announced it was cancelling a $1 billion office project that would have seen 2,000 jobs move from California to Florida. This project was previously included under the Califormers when it was announced in 2021.

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Full April 2023 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

Recovery Progress
Job Openings Down 25% Since December
Labor Force Still Below Recovery
Unemployment Claims at Nearly a Quarter of US Total
May Revise Pulls UI Fund Repayments
California State Trust Fund Solvency Lowest Among the States
CaliFormer Businesses
May Revise: Projections Show a Reduced Surplus; Not a Deficit

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Quick Facts: California Employment Report for April 2023

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our initial analysis of the JanuaryEmployment Report from the California Employment Development Department. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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California Energy Price Data for April 2023

Below are the monthly updates from the most current April 2023 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and February 2023 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. The added costs under California policies, regulations, taxes, and fee add-ons […]

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California Trade Report for March 2023

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. While partial progress appears to have been made finally in the extended West Coast port labor talks, the uncertainty […]

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Special Report: A Growing Trend of Outward Migration

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that provides an analysis of the migration patterns of high earning Californians, with a focus on how this trend accelerated in 2021, as evidenced by the significant taxable income loss experienced by the state. For additional information and data about the California economy […]

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Full March 2023 Jobs Report

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Quick Facts: March 2023

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our full analysis of the February Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department.

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Special Report: Was California the 4th Largest Economy in the World in 2022?

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into a critical question: “Was California the 4th Largest Economy in the World in 2022?” This comprehensive report provides insights into California’s economic position, particularly in terms of its global ranking. For additional information and data about the California economy visit […]

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California Energy Price Data for March 2023

Monthly updates from the most current March 2023 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and January 2023 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration).

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California Trade Report for February 2023

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 trade numbers for California in February in general showed a slowing of activity as concerns over a potential […]

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Full February 2023 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

Average Hourly Wage Up 3.1%
Nonfarm Jobs: 32,300 Gain
Employment Still 243,100 Below Pre-Covid Level
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rates by Legislative District
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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Special Report: COVID-19 and the State Economy

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Comparative Recovery: California at #2 for the Year
CaliFormer Businesses
CaliFormers Update
Nonfarm Jobs: 96,700 Gain
Employment Still 236,600 Below Pre-Covid Level
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rates by Legislative District
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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