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Beacon Economics publishes a variety of online reports that analyze and forecast the U.S., California, and California regional economies. These publications provide users with the latest data, and with substantive commentary, on the overall direction of the economy, employment and unemployment, international trade, and much more. The reports represent only a sampling of the kind of analysis Beacon Economics conducts for its clients. Please visit our Services page for detailed information about our full suite of research and data services, or contact us with questions.

public speaking photoIn this monthly email report, Beacon Economics analyzes California’s latest employment and unemployment statistics and identifies major ‘trends and bends’ at a statewide and MSA/MD level. Find unemployment statistics for all 50 states using the interactive map of the nation, and statistics for California’s MDs and MSAs using the California map.

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public speaking photoPublished quarterly, Beaconomics provides up-to-the-moment analysis of where the U.S. and California economies are headed in the near and long term future. The online publication arrives in your inbox and includes a concise yet comprehensive examination of the key economic indicators currently driving the U.S. and California economies.

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public speaking photoThese email briefings provide local level analysis of six of California’s major regional economies. Going beyond the aggregate, the overviews hone in on region-specific data and identify major or emerging trends. Published quarterly, the briefings provide accurate snapshots of key economic indicators including home prices, consumer spending, and regional job markets.

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photoThe California Trade Report is a monthly analysis of California’s international trade activity. This email report takes the latest data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division, pinpoints important trends in the state’s import/export industry, and identifies potential effects on the economy.

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