U.S. economic growth will be above 3% in 2014, according to our latest forecast. And despite last year's partisan gridlock, growth in the final two quarters of 2013 averaged over 3.5%. Visit Beaconomics to see our new outlook for the nation and California.
California companies set a new record for exports in 2013 with merchandise export trade totaling $168.13 billion for the year - topping any pre-recession year. View Beacon Economics' new analysis now.
California added 13,600 new jobs to its rosters in December, representing 18.4% of all job creation in the nation. Read Beacon Economics' analysis of the latest numbers.
Some of California's major regions have surpassed their pre-recession employment peaks as local job markets expand and a surging housing market drives up construction employment. View our new forecasts for six of the state's largest regional economies.
Targeted, five-year forecasts for regions across California are now available from Beacon Economics. Get accurate, seasonally-adjusted outlooks for employment, income, home prices, consumer spending, and more. View a sample Regional DataSheet.