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  Implementing the Common Core State Standards in California
Paul Warren and Patrick Murphy
April 2014  
  California’s Transition to the Common Core State Standards: The State's Role in Local Capacity Building
Paul Warren and Patrick Murphy
April 2014  
  Corrections Realignment and Data Collection in California
Sonya Tafoya, Ryken Grattet, and Mia Bird
April 2014  
  From Community College to University: Expectations for California’s New Transfer Degrees
Colleen Moore and Nancy Shulock
March 2014  
  Paying for Water in California
Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Jay Lund, David Mitchell, Caitrin Chappelle, Andrew Fahlund, Katrina Jessoe, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Dean Misczynski, James Nachbaur, and Robyn Suddeth
March 2014  
  California's Future
Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Caroline Danielson, Ryken Grattet, Ellen Hanak, Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Shannon McConville, Eric McGhee, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston
January 2014  
  California's Future: Climate Change
Ellen Hanak
January 2014  
  California's Future: Corrections
Ryken Grattet and Joseph Hayes
January 2014  
  California's Future: Economy
Sarah Bohn
January 2014  
  California's Future: Health Care
Shannon McConville
January 2014  
  California's Future: Higher Education
Hans Johnson
January 2014  
  California's Future: Housing
Hans Johnson and Marisol Cuellar Mejia
January 2014  
  California's Future: K-12 Education
Laura Hill, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston
January 2014  
  California's Future: Political Landscape
Eric McGhee
January 2014  
  California's Future: Population
Hans Johnson
January 2014  
  California's Future: Social Safety Net
Caroline Danielson
January 2014  
  California's Future: Water
Ellen Hanak
January 2014  
  Expanding California's Electorate: Will Recent Reforms Increase Voter Turnout?
Eric McGhee
January 2014  
  Reclassification of English Learner Students in California
Laura E. Hill, Margaret Weston, and Joseph M. Hayes
January 2014  
  Public Safety Realignment and Crime Rates in California
Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael
December 2013  
  Funding Public Safety Realignment
Mia Bird and Joseph Hayes
November 2013  
  The California Poverty Measure: A New Look at the Social Safety Net
Sarah Bohn, Caroline Danielson, Matt Levin, Marybeth Mattingly, and Christopher Wimer
October 2013  
  Basic Aid School Districts
Margaret Weston
September 2013  
  Increasing the Usefulness of California's Education Data
Paul Warren and Heather Hough
August 2013  
  Assessing the Impact of Bail on California's Jail Population
Sonya M. Tafoya
June 2013  
  Impact of Realignment on County Jail Populations
Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael
June 2013  
  Student Debt and the Value of a College Degree
Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, David Ezekiel, and Betsey Zeiger
June 2013  
  Stress Relief: Prescriptions for a Healthier Delta Ecosystem
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, John Durand, William Fleenor, Brian Gray, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, Caitrin Phillips, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
April 2013  
  Costs of Ecosystem Management Actions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Josué Medellín-Azuara, John Durand, William Fleenor, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Peter Moyle, Caitrin Phillips
April 2013  
  Integrated Management of Delta Stressors: Institutional and Legal Options
Brian Gray, Barton "Buzz” Thompson, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, and Jeffrey Mount
April 2013  
  Scientist and Stakeholder Views on the Delta Ecosystem
Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Phillips, Jay Lund, John Durand, Jeffrey Mount, and Peter Moyle
April 2013  
  College Readiness as a Graduation Requirement: An Assessment of San Diego’s Challenges
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, and Karen Volz Bachofer
April 2013  
  The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges
Sarah Bohn, Belinda Reyes, and Hans Johnson
March 2013  
  California School District Revenue and Student Poverty: Moving Toward a Weighted Pupil Funding Formula
Heather Rose and Margaret Weston
February 2013  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Social Services
Caroline Danielson
February 2013  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Health Care
Kim Belshé and Shannon McConville
February 2013  
  California's Changing K-12 Accountability Program
Paul Warren
January 2013  
  California's Water Market, By the Numbers, Update 2012
Ellen Hanak and Elizabeth Stryjewski
November 2012  
  School Finance
Margaret Weston
November 2012  
  Access to the Health Care Safety Net in California
Helen Lee, Laura Hill, and Shannon McConville
October 2012  
  Capacity Challenges in California's Jails
Magnus Lofstrom and Katherine Kramer
September 2012  
  Test-driving California's Election Reforms
Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm
September 2012  
  California's English Learner Students
Laura E. Hill
September 2012  
  Corrections Realignment: One Year Later
Dean Misczynski
August 2012  
  Evaluating the Effects of California’s Corrections Realignment on Public Safety
Magnus Lofstrom, Joan Petersilia, and Steven Raphael
August 2012  
  Passing the California High School Exit Exam: Have Recent Policies Improved Student Performance?
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, Yendrick Zieleniak, and Karen Volz Bachofer
June 2012  
  Aquatic Ecosystem Stressors in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Jeffrey Mount, William Bennett, John Durand, William Fleenor, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, and Peter Moyle
June 2012  
  Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Making the Delta a Better Place for Native Species
Peter Moyle, William Bennett, John Durand, William Fleenor, Brian Gray, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, and Jeffrey Mount
June 2012  
  Water and the California Economy
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Barton "Buzz” Thompson, W. Bowman Cutter, Brian Gray, David Houston, Richard Howitt, Katrina Jessoe, Gary Libecap, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Sheila Olmstead, Daniel Sumner, David Sunding, Brian Thomas, and Robert Wilkinson
May 2012  
  Funding Formulas for California Schools IV: An Analysis of Governor Brown’s Weighted Pupil Funding Formula, May Budget Revision
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie, and Margaret Weston
May 2012  
  Defunding Higher Education: What Are the Effects on College Enrollment?
Hans Johnson
May 2012  
  California’s Welfare Recipients: Family Circumstances, Income, and Time on Aid among CalWORKs Families
Caroline Danielson
May 2012  
  Preschool and School Readiness: Experiences of Children with Non-English-Speaking Parents
Jill S. Cannon, Alison Jacknowitz, and Lynn A. Karoly
May 2012  
  Funding Formulas for California Schools III: An Analysis of Governor Brown’s Weighted Pupil Funding Formula
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie, and Margaret Weston
May 2012  
  CalWORKs in Transition
Caroline Danielson
March 2012  
  California's Political Geography
Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm
February 2012  
  Transitions for the Delta Economy
Josué Medellín-Azuara, Ellen Hanak, Richard Howitt, and Jay Lund
January 2012  
  The Great Recession and Distribution of Income in California
Sarah Bohn and Eric Schiff
December 2011  
  Does Diagnostic Math Testing Improve Student Learning?
Julian R. Betts, Youjin Hahn, Andrew C. Zau
October 2011  
  California's Food Stamp Program: Participation and Cost Challenges for the State
Caroline Danielson and Jacob Alex Klerman
September 2011  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Corrections
Dean Misczynski
August 2011  
  Expanding Medi-Cal: Profiles of Potential New Users
Helen Lee and Shannon McConville
August 2011  
  Unauthorized Immigrants in California: Estimates for Counties
Laura E. Hill and Hans P. Johnson
July 2011  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: K-12 Education
Margaret Weston
June 2011  
  Consumption Tax Options for California
Alan J. Auerbach
June 2011  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Local Economic Development
Jed Kolko
May 2011  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Child Welfare Services
Caroline Danielson
May 2011  
  California’s New School Funding Flexibility
Margaret Weston
May 2011  
  Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: An Overview
Dean Misczynski
April 2011  
  Business Climate Rankings and the California Economy
Jed Kolko, David Neumark, and Marisol Cuellar Mejia
April 2011  
  Improving School Accountability in California
S. Eric Larsen, Stephen Lipscomb and Karina Jaquet
April 2011  
  Early Grade Retention and Student Success: Evidence from Los Angeles
Jill S. Cannon and Stephen Lipscomb
March 2011  
  Lessons from the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act
Magnus Lofstrom, Sarah Bohn, and Steven Raphael
March 2011  
  Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
February 2011  
  Driving Change: Reducing Vehicle Miles Traveled in California
Louise Bedsworth, Ellen Hanak, and Jed Kolko
February 2011  
  Making the Most of Transit: Density, Employment Growth, and Ridership around New Stations
Jed Kolko
February 2011  
  Views from the Street: Linking Transportation and Land Use
Louise Bedsworth, Ellen Hanak, and Elizabeth Stryjewski
February 2011  
  How Can California Spur Job Creation?
David Neumark
February 2011  
  Pathways for School Finance in California
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie, and Margaret Weston
November 2010  
  Business Relocation and Homegrown Jobs, 1992–2006
Jed Kolko
September 2010  
  Lessons in Reading Reform: Finding What Works
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, and Cory Koedel
August 2010  
  Foster Care in California: Achievements and Challenges
Caroline Danielson and Helen Lee
May 2010  
  Higher Education in California: New Goals for the Master Plan
Hans Johnson
April 2010  
  Immigrant Legalization: Assessing the Labor Market Effects
Laura E. Hill, Magnus Lofstrom, and Joseph M. Hayes
April 2010  
  Entrepreneurship among California’s Low-Skilled Workers
Magnus Lofstrom
April 2010  
  Climate Change Challenges: Vehicle Emissions and Public Health in California
Louise Bedsworth
March 2010  
  Funding California Schools: The Revenue Limit System
Margaret Weston
March 2010  
  Does Broadband Boost Local Economic Development?
Jed Kolko
January 2010  
  Perceptions of Local Fiscal Stress During a State Budget Crisis
Max Neiman and Daniel Krimm
December 2009  
  California Water Myths
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
December 2009  
  Full-Day Kindergarten in California: Lessons from Los Angeles
Jill Cannon, Alison Jacknowitz, Gary Painter, and Shannon McConville
September 2009  
  Special Education Finance in California: A Decade After Reform
Stephen Lipscomb
August 2009  
  Fixing the Delta: How Will We Pay for It?
Dean Misczynski
August 2009  
  New Patterns of Immigrant Settlement in California
Sarah Bohn
July 2009  
  School Accountability and Administrator Incentives in California
S. Eric Larsen
July 2009  
  Do California's Enterprise Zones Create Jobs?
Jed Kolko and David Neumark
June 2009  
  California School Finance Revenue Manual
Margaret Weston, Jon Sonstelie, and Heather Rose
June 2009  
  Educating California: Choices for the Future
Hans Johnson
June 2009  
  Economic Development: The Local Perspective
Max Neiman and Daniel Krimm
May 2009  
  Closing the Gap: Meeting California's Need for College Graduates
Hans Johnson and Ria Sengupta
April 2009  
  Sanctions and Time Limits in California's Welfare Program
Caroline Danielson and Deborah Reed
April 2009  
  Resolving Special Education Disputes in California
Stephen Lipscomb
February 2009  
  Students with Disabilities and California’s Special Education Program
Stephen Lipscomb
January 2009  
  Are California’s Fiscal Constraints Institutional or Political?
Bruce E. Cain and George A. Mackenzie
December 2008  
  California's Future Workforce: Will There Be Enough College Graduates?
Deborah Reed
December 2008  
  California Coastal Management with a Changing Climate
Ellen Hanak and Georgina Moreno
November 2008  
  Adaptation of California’s Electricity Sector to Climate Change
Edward Vine
November 2008  
  Adapting California’s Water Management to Climate Change
Ellen Hanak and Jay Lund
November 2008  
  Air Quality Planning and California’s Changing Climate
Louise Bedsworth
November 2008  
  Climate Change and California's Public Health Institutions
Louise Bedsworth
November 2008  
  Climate Change in California: Scenarios for Adaptation
Amy Luers and Michael D. Mastrandrea
November 2008  
  Climate Policy at the Local Level: A Survey of California’s Cities and Counties
Ellen Hanak, Louise Bedsworth, Sarah Swanbeck, and Joanna Malaczynski
November 2008  
  Conservation and Management of Ecological Systems in a Changing California
Elisa Barbour and Lara Kueppers
November 2008  
  Preparing California for a Changing Climate
Louise Bedsworth and Ellen Hanak
November 2008  
  Today's Choices, Tomorrow's Changes
Deborah Reed
September 2008  
  Redistricting and Legislative Partisanship
Eric McGhee
September 2008  
  Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Jay Lund, Ellen Hanak, William Fleenor, William Bennett, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, and Peter Moyle
July 2008  
  Predicting Success, Preventing Failure: An Investigation of the California High School Exit Exam
Andrew C. Zau and Julian R. Betts
June 2008  
  The Inland Empire in 2015
Hans P. Johnson, Deborah Reed, and Joseph M. Hayes
April 2008  
  Business Location Decisions and Employment Dynamics in California
Jed Kolko and David Neumark
November 2007  
  Out-of-School Immigrant Youth
Laura E. Hill and Joseph M. Hayes
April 2007  
  California's Commitment to Adult English Learners: Caught Between Funding and Need
Arturo Gonzalez
April 2007  
  Budget Practices and State Expenditures: Lessons for California
Jaime Calleja Alderete
March 2007  
  Envisioning Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Jay Lund, Ellen Hanak, William Fleenor, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, and Peter Moyle
February 2007  
  Fiscal Realities: Budget Tradeoffs in California Government
Tracy M. Gordon, Jaime Calleja Alderete, Patrick J. Murphy, Jon Sonstelie, and Ping Zhang
January 2007  
  Health Insurance, Health Care Use, and Health Status in Los Angeles County
Marianne P. Bitler and Weiyi Shi
December 2006  
  California's Future: In Your Hands
Mark Baldassare
October 2006  
  Obesity Among California Adults: Racial and Ethnic Differences
Helen Lee
September 2006  
  Does School Choice Work? Effects on Student Integration and Achievement
Julian R. Betts, Lorien A. Rice, Andrew C. Zau, Y. Emily Tang, and Cory R. Koedel
August 2006  
  Civic Inequalities: Immigrant Volunteerism and Community Organizations in California
S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Celia Viramontes
July 2006  
  Protecting the Nation's Seaports: Balancing Security and Cost
Jon D. Haveman and Howard J. Shatz (editors), Stephen S. Cohen, Peter Gordon, Jon D. Haveman, Matthew C. Hipp, Seth K. Jacobson, Edward E. Leamer, James E. Moore, II, Qisheng Pan, Harry W. Richardson, Howard J. Shatz, Jay Stowsky, Christopher Thornberg, Ernesto Vilchis, and Amy B. Zegart (contributors).
June 2006  
  Retention of New Teachers in California
Deborah Reed, Kim S. Rueben, and Elisa Barbour
February 2006  
  School Resources and Academic Standards in California: Lessons from the Schoolhouse
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie, and Ray Reinhard
January 2006  
  The Impact of Provider Choice on Workers’ Compensation Costs and Outcomes
Richard A. Victor, Peter S. Barth, and David Neumark
November 2005  
  From Blueprint to Reality: San Diego's Education Reforms
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, and Kevin King
October 2005  
  Educational Progress Across Immigrant Generations in California
Deborah Reed, Laura E. Hill, Christopher Jepsen, and Hans P. Johnson
September 2005  
  Federal Formula Grants: Student Aid and Higher Education
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
September 2005  
  Water for Growth: California's New Frontier
Ellen Hanak
July 2005  
  Federal Formula Grants: Federal Child Care Programs
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
June 2005  
  Immigrants and Local Governance: The View from City Hall
S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Paul G. Lewis
June 2005  
  California 2025: It's Your Choice
Mark Baldassare and Ellen Hanak
June 2005  
  California 2025: Taking on the Future
Ellen Hanak and Mark Baldassare (editors), Mark Baldassare, Elisa Barbour, Jonathan Cohen, Shelley de Alth, Ellen Hanak, Hans P. Johnson, Paul G. Lewis, David Neumark, Manuel Pastor, Jr., Deborah Reed, and Kim Rueben (contributors).
June 2005  
  The Dynamics of California's Biotechnology Industry
Junfu Zhang and Nikesh Patel
April 2005  
  English Learners in California Schools
Christopher Jepsen and Shelley de Alth
April 2005  
  Urban Development Futures in the San Joaquin Valley
Michael B. Teitz, Charles Dietzel, and William Fulton
February 2005  
  The Central Valley at a Crossroads: Migration and Its Implications
Hans P. Johnson and Joseph M. Hayes
November 2004  
  Adapting to Term Limits: Recent Experiences and New Directions
Bruce E. Cain and Thad Kousser
November 2004  
  The Season of Our Discontent: Voters' Views on California Elections
Mark Baldassare, Bruce E. Cain, D. E. Apollonio, and Jonathan Cohen
October 2004  
  Federal Formula Grants: Federal Transit Assistance Programs
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
September 2004  
  The Local Initiative in California
Tracy M. Gordon
September 2004  
  Evaluating Academic Programs in California's Community Colleges
Andrew M. Gill and Duane E. Leigh
August 2004  
  The Emerging Integration of the California-Mexico Economies
Howard J. Shatz and Luis Felipe López-Calva
August 2004  
  Transportation Spending by Low-Income California Households: Lessons for the San Francisco Bay Area
Lorien Rice
July 2004  
  The Socioeconomic Well-Being of California's Immigrant Youth
Laura E. Hill
July 2004  
  School Budgets and Student Achievement in California: The Principal's Perspective
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie and Peter Richardson
June 2004  
  The Effects of School-to-Career Programs on Postsecondary Enrollment and Employment
David Neumark
May 2004  
  The Ties That Bind: Changing Demographics and Civic Engagement in California
S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Mark Baldassare
April 2004  
  California's Global Gateways: Trends and Issues
Jon D. Haveman and David Hummels
April 2004  
  Planned Developments in California: Private Communities and Public Life
Tracy M. Gordon
March 2004  
  Evaluating State EITC Options for California
Thomas MaCurdy
March 2004  
  In Short Supply? Cycles and Trends in California Housing
Hans P. Johnson, Rosa M. Moller, and Michael Dardia
March 2004  
  Factors Determining California's Share of Federal Formula Grants, Second Edition
Tim Ransdell
February 2004  
  Federal Formula Grants: Homeland Security
Tim Ransdell
January 2004  
  Financing California's Community Colleges
Patrick J. Murphy
January 2004  
  Arranging and Paying for Child Care
Margaret O'Brien-Strain, Laura Moyé, and Freya Lund Sonenstein
December 2003  
  Child Care Price Dynamics in California
Grecia Marrufo, Margaret O'Brien-Strain, and Helen Oliver
December 2003  
  High Expectations, Modest Means: The Challenge Facing California's Public Schools
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie, Ray Reinhard, and Sharmaine Heng
October 2003  
  Federal Formula Grants: Head Start
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
October 2003  
  What Happens to Families When They Leave Welfare?
Thomas MaCurdy, Grecia Marrufo, Margaret O'Brien-Strain
September 2003  
  Federal Formula Grants: Education Programs for Disabled Children
Tim Ransdell
September 2003  
  Determinants of Student Achievement: New Evidence from San Diego
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, and Lorien A. Rice
August 2003  
  The Well-Being of California's Children
Frank F. Furstenberg, Maureen R. Waller, and Hongyu Wang
July 2003  
  High-Tech Start-Ups and Industry Dynamics in Silicon Valley
Junfu Zhang
July 2003  
  Who Should Be Allowed to Sell Water in California? Third-Party Issues and the Water Market
Ellen Hanak
July 2003  
  Business Without Borders? The Globalization of the California Economy
Howard J. Shatz
June 2003  
  Foreign Tariff Reductions and California Exports
Jon D. Haveman
June 2003  
  Racial and Ethnic Wage Gaps in the California Labor Market
Deborah Reed and Jennifer Cheng
May 2003  
  Making Room for the Future: Rebuilding California's Infrastructure
David E. Dowall and Jan Whittington
March 2003  
  California's Housing Element Law: The Issue of Local Noncompliance
Paul G. Lewis
February 2003  
  Federal Formula Grants: Federal Highway Programs
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
February 2003  
  Fiscal Effects of Voter Approval Requirements on Local Governments
Kim S. Rueben and Pedro Cerdán
January 2003  
  The California Electricity Crisis: Causes and Policy Options
Christopher Weare
January 2003  
  Federal Formula Grants: TANF and Welfare Programs
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
December 2002  
  California's Share of Federal Formula Grants: 1991-2001
Tim Ransdell
December 2002  
  How Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Shape the California Electorate
Jack Citrin and Benjamin Highton
December 2002  
  Metropolitan Growth Planning in California, 1900-2000
Elisa Barbour
December 2002  
  A California State of Mind: The Conflicted Voter in a Changing World
Mark Baldassare
September 2002  
  Student and School Indicators for Youth in California's Central Valley
Anne Danenberg, Christopher Jepsen, and Pedro Cerdán
September 2002  
  California's Natural Resource Programs: Where Does the Money Come From and Where Does It Go?
J. Fred Silva
July 2002  
  Holding the Line? The Effect of Recent Border Build-up on Unauthorized Immigration
Belinda I. Reyes, Hans P. Johnson, and Richard Van Swearingen
July 2002  
  Class Size Reduction, Teacher Quality, and Academic Achievement in California Public Elementary Schools
Christopher Jepsen and Steven Rivkin
June 2002  
  Falling Behind or Moving Up? The Intergenerational Progress of Mexican Americans
Jeffrey Grogger and Stephen J. Trejo
May 2002  
  Local and Global Networks of Immigrant Professionals in Silicon Valley
AnnaLee Saxenian
April 2002  
  Understanding the Future of Californians' Fertility: The Role of Immigrants
Laura E. Hill and Hans P. Johnson
April 2002  
  How Living Wage Laws Affect Low-Wage Workers and Low-Income Families
David Neumark
March 2002  
  Municipal Elections in California: Turnout, Timing, and Competition
Zoltan L. Hajnal, Paul G. Lewis, and Hugh Louch
March 2002  
  Cities Under Pressure: Local Growth Controls and Residential Development Policy
Paul G. Lewis and Max Neiman
January 2002  
  Does California's Welfare Policy Explain the Slower Decline of Its Caseload?
Thomas E. MaCurdy, David C. Mancuso, and Margaret O'Brien-Strain
January 2002  
  Are There Winners and Losers? Race, Ethnicity, and California's Initiative Process
Zoltan Hajnal and Hugh Louch
October 2001  
  Homelessness in California
John M. Quigley, Steven Raphael, and Eugene Smolensky
October 2001  
  The Evolution of California Manufacturing
Paul W. Rhode
October 2001  
  Math Matters: The Links Between High School Curriculum, College Graduation, and Earnings
Heather Rose and Julian R. Betts
July 2001  
  Unmarried Parents, Fragile Families: New Evidence from Oakland
Maureen R. Waller
July 2001  
  School Finance and California’s Master Plan for Education
Jon Sonstelie and Peter Richardson (editors), Julian R. Betts, Eric J. Brunner, Anne Danenberg, Jane Leber Herr, Susanna Loeb, Lawrence O. Picus, Peter Richardson, Heather Rose, Kim S. Rueben, and Jon Sonstelie (contributors).
June 2001  
  The Effect of Minority Districts and Minority Representation on Political Participation in California
Claudine Gay
June 2001  
  A Portrait of Race and Ethnicity in California
Belinda I. Reyes (editor), Jennifer Cheng, Elliot Currie, Daniel Frakes, Hans P. Johnson, Elizabeth Bronwen Macro, Deborah Reed, Belinda I. Reyes, José Signoret, and Joanne Spetz (contributors)
March 2001  
  California's Vested Interest in U.S. Trade Liberalization Initiatives
Jon D. Haveman
March 2001  
  Finding Common Ground: Racial and Ethnic Attitudes in California
Zoltan Hajnal and Mark Baldassare
March 2001  
  How Well Does the Current Population Survey Represent California?
Deborah Reed
March 2001  
  Employers and Welfare Recipients: The Effects of Welfare Reform in the Workplace
Harry J. Holzer and Michael A. Stoll
January 2001  
  Local Economic Development in Southern California's Suburbs: 1990-1997
Max Neiman, Gregory Andranovich, and Kenneth Fernandez
December 2000  
  Medi-Cal and Managed Care: Risk, Costs, and Regional Variation
E. Kathleen Adams, Janet M. Bronstein, Edmund R. Becker
December 2000  
  Expensive Children in Poor Families: The Intersection of Childhood Disabilities and Welfare
Marcia K. Meyers, Henry E. Brady, and Eva Y. Seto
October 2000  
  The Changing Role of Education in the California Labor Market
Julian R. Betts
September 2000  
  Ethnic Context, Race Relations, and California Politics
Bruce Cain, Jack Citrin, and Cara Wong
July 2000  
  How Different Ethnic Groups React to Legal Authority
Yuen J. Huo and Tom R. Tyler
July 2000  
  Building California's Future: Current Conditions in Infrastructure Planning, Budgeting, and Financing
Michael Neuman and Jan Whittington
June 2000  
  California's Infrastructure Policy for the 21st Century: Issues and Opportunities
David E. Dowall
June 2000  
  The Rise and Fall of California's Welfare Caseload: Types and Regions, 1980-1999
Thomas MaCurdy, David Mancuso, and Margaret O'Brien-Strain
June 2000  
  Increasing the Minimum Wage: California's Winners and Losers
Margaret O'Brien-Strain and Thomas MaCurdy
May 2000  
  California in the New Millennium: The Changing Social and Political Landscape
Mark Baldassare
April 2000  
  Risky Business: Providing Local Public Services in Los Angeles County
Mark Baldassare, Michael A. Shires, Christopher Hoene, and Aaron Koffman
April 2000  
  Equal Resources, Equal Outcomes? The Distribution of School Resources and Student Achievement in California
Julian R. Betts, Kim S. Rueben, and Anne Danenberg
February 2000  
  For Better or For Worse? School Finance Reform in California
Jon Sonstelie, Eric Brunner, and Kenneth Ardon
February 2000  
  Fiscal Rules and State Borrowing Costs: Evidence from California and Other States
James M. Poterba and Kim S. Rueben
December 1999  
  The State-Local Fiscal Relationship in California: A Changing Balance of Power
J. Fred Silva and Elisa Barbour
December 1999  
  Child Support and Low-Income Families: Perceptions, Practices, and Policy
Maureen Waller and Robert Plotnick
November 1999  
  Changes in Hospital Ownership in California
Joanne Spetz, Jean Ann Seago, and Shannon Mitchell
October 1999  
  Taking the Oath: An Analysis of Naturalization in California and the United States
Hans P. Johnson, Belinda I. Reyes, Laura Mameesh, and Elisa Barbour
September 1999  
  Rethinking the California Business Climate
Michael Dardia and Sherman Luk
August 1999  
  California Cities and the Local Sales Tax
Paul G. Lewis and Elisa Barbour
July 1999  
  Silicon Valley's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs
AnnaLee Saxenian
June 1999  
  Has Managed Care Affected the Availability of Medical Technology?
Joanne Spetz and Laurence Baker
May 1999  
  The Basic Skills of Welfare Recipients: Implications for Welfare Reform
Hans P. Johnson and Sonya M. Tafoya
April 1999  
  Patterns in California Government Revenues Since Proposition 13
Michael A. Shires
March 1999  
  California's Rising Income Inequality: Causes and Concerns
Deborah Reed
February 1999  
  Reform Reversed? The Restoration of Welfare Benefits to Immigrants in California
Thomas MaCurdy and Margaret O'Brien-Strain
December 1998  
  Interest Group Influence in the California Initiative Process
Elisabeth R. Gerber
November 1998  
  Deep Roots: Local Government Structure in California
Paul G. Lewis
September 1998  
  Has Proposition 13 Delivered? The Changing Tax Burden in California
Michael A. Shires, John Ellwood, and Mary Sprague
September 1998  
  Proposition 13 in Recession and Recovery
Steven M. Sheffrin and Terri Sexton
September 1998  
  When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy
Mark Baldassare
April 1998  
  Subsidizing Redevelopment in California
Michael Dardia
February 1998  
  Who Pays for Development Fees and Exactions?
Marla Dresch and Steven M. Sheffrin
June 1997  
  Welfare Reform: A Primer in 12 Questions
Eugene Smolensky, Eirik Evenhouse, and Siobhán Reilly
May 1997  
  Federal Transportation Policy and the Role of Metropolitan Planning Organizations in California
Paul G. Lewis and Mary Sprague
April 1997  
  A Review of Local Government Revenue Data in California
Michael Shires and Melissa Glenn Haber
March 1997  
  Who Will Be Affected by Welfare Reform in California?
Thomas MaCurdy and Margaret O'Brien-Strain
February 1997  
  Dynamics of Immigration: Return Migration to Western Mexico
Belinda I. Reyes
January 1997  
  Nursing Staff Trends in California Hospitals: 1977 through 1995
Joanne Spetz
October 1996  
  Undocumented Immigration to California: 1980-1993
Hans P. Johnson
September 1996  
  The Distribution of Income in California
Deborah Reed, Melissa Glenn Haber, and Laura Mameesh
July 1996  

Research Briefs

  Expanding California's Electorate: Will Recent Reforms Increase Voter Turnout? Summary
Eric McGhee
January 2014  
  Public Safety Realignment and Crime Rates in California, Summary
Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael
December 2013  
  Student Debt and the Value of a College Degree, Summary
Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, David Ezekiel, and Betsey Zeiger
June 2013  
  Stress Relief: Prescriptions for a Healthier Delta Ecosystem, Summary
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, John Durand, William Fleenor, Brian Gray, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, Caitrin Phillips, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
April 2013  
  College Readiness as a Graduation Requirement: An Assessment of San Diego’s Challenges, Summary
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, and Karen Volz Bachofer
April 2013  
  Passing the California High School Exit Exam: Have Recent Policies Improved Student Performance? Short Summary
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, Yendrick Zieleniak, and Karen Volz Bachofer
June 2012  
  Water and the California Economy, Summary
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Barton "Buzz” Thompson, W. Bowman Cutter, Brian Gray, David Houston, Richard Howitt, Katrina Jessoe, Gary Libecap, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Sheila Olmstead, Daniel Sumner, David Sunding, Brian Thomas, and Robert Wilkinson
May 2012  
  Defunding Higher Education: What Are the Effects on College Enrollment? Summary
Hans Johnson
May 2012  
  The Great Recession and Distribution of Income in California, Summary
Sarah Bohn and Eric Schiff
December 2011  
  Consumption Tax Options for California, Summary
Alan J. Auerbach
June 2011  
  Early Grade Retention and Student Success: Evidence from Los Angeles, Summary
Jill S. Cannon and Stephen Lipscomb
March 2011  
  Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation, Executive Summary
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
February 2011  
  Driving Change: Reducing Vehicle Miles Traveled in California, Summary
Louise Bedsworth, Ellen Hanak, and Jed Kolko
February 2011  
  How Can California Spur Job Creation? Summary
David Neumark
February 2011  
  Facing Facts: Questionnaire
October 2010  
  Lessons in Reading Reform: Finding What Works, Summary
Julian R. Betts, Andrew C. Zau, and Cory Koedel
August 2010  
  Foster Care in California: Achievements and Challenges, Summary
Caroline Danielson and Helen Lee
May 2010  
  Higher Education in California: New Goals for the Master Plan, Summary
Hans Johnson
April 2010  
  Immigrant Legalization: Assessing the Labor Market Effects, Summary
Laura E. Hill, Magnus Lofstrom, and Joseph M. Hayes
April 2010  
  California Water Myths, Summary
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
December 2009  
  Do California's Enterprise Zones Create Jobs? Summary
Jed Kolko and David Neumark
June 2009  
  Closing the Gap: Meeting California's Need for College Graduates, Summary
Hans Johnson and Ria Sengupta
April 2009  
  California's Future Workforce: Will There Be Enough College Graduates? Summary
Deborah Reed
December 2008  
  Preparing California for a Changing Climate, Summary
Louise Bedsworth and Ellen Hanak
November 2008  
  Redistricting Reform: Can It Reduce Partisanship
September 2008  
  Navigating the Delta: Comparing Futures, Choosing Options
July 2008  
  Predicting Success on the California High School Exit Exam
June 2008  
  The Inland Empire in 2015: Moderating Growth, Myriad Challenges
April 2008  
  Patterns and Trends in the Location Decisions of California Businesses
November 2007  
  California's Out-of-School Immigrant Youth: A Vulnerable Minority
April 2007  
  Learning English in California: Free of Charge, But with a Catch
April 2007  
  Saving Money by Changing How We Spend Money: Budget Process Reform
March 2007  
  Dealing with the Delta: Envisioning Futures, Finding Solutions
February 2007  
  California's Budget Realities
January 2007  
  Health Insurance, Health Care Use, and Health Status in Los Angeles County
December 2006  
  Adult Obesity in California
September 2006  
  Despite High Demand and Popularity, Benefits of San Diego's Public School Choice Programs Remain Mixed
August 2006  
  Immigrants and Community Organizations in California
July 2006  
  Securing the Nation's Seaports: Multiple Goals, Uncertain Results
June 2006  
  Improving Teacher Retention in California Public Schools
February 2006  
  High Standards: A Challenge Not Only for Students
January 2006  
  Who Chooses the Provider Affects Workers' Compensation Costs and Outcomes
November 2005  
  The Success of San Diego School Reform Could Serve as a Blueprint for the State
October 2005  
  Immigrant Education: All Younger Generations Enjoy Notable Improvement, But Wide Disparities Among Ethnic Groups Remain
September 2005  
  Does California Have the Water to Support Population Growth?
July 2005  
  Are Immigrants Seen and Heard in City Hall?
June 2005  
  Getting to 2025: Can California Meet the Challenges?
June 2005  
  California's Edge in Biotechnology
April 2005  
  The Progress of English Learners in California Schools
April 2005  
  How Will Urbanization Change the San Joaquin Valley?
February 2005  
  How Is Migration Changing the Central Valley?
November 2004  
  How Have Term Limits Affected the California Legislature?
November 2004  
  Voters' Views of Politics in California: Dissatisfaction, Distrust, and Withdrawal
October 2004  
  How Do Californians Use Local Ballot Initiatives?
September 2004  
  How Should California's Community Colleges Be Evaluated?
August 2004  
  The Economic Integration of California and Mexico
August 2004  
  How Much Does Transportation Cost California's Low-Income Households?
July 2004  
  How Are Immigrant Youth Faring in California?
July 2004  
  School Resources and Academic Standards: What Do Principals Think?
June 2004  
  How Effective Are School-to-Career Programs?
May 2004  
  Participating in Democracy: Civic Engagement in California
April 2004  
  California's International Trade Traffic: Current Trends and Future Concerns
April 2004  
  Are Planned Communities Altering California Public Life?
March 2004  
  The Earned Income Tax Credit: What Makes Sense for California?
March 2004  
  How Critical Is California's Housing Shortage?
March 2004  
  Community College Financing in California: Ripe for Reform?
January 2004  
  Child Care Arrangements in California
December 2003  
  How Do Subsidies Affect California's Child Care Market?
December 2003  
  Great Expectations: Reconciling California's Academic Standards and School Resources
October 2003  
  Families Leaving Welfare: How Well Are They Doing?
September 2003  
  New Insights into School and Classroom Factors Affecting Student Achievement
August 2003  
  California's Children: How Are They Faring?
July 2003  
  The Dynamics of Silicon Valley
July 2003  
  Managing California's Water Market: Issues and Prospects
July 2003  
  How Globalized Is California's Economy?
June 2003  
  What Will Tariff Reductions Mean for California Exporters?
June 2003  
  Wage Gaps Between Racial and Ethnic Groups Are Not Diminishing
May 2003  
  What Should the State Do About California's Infrastructure?
March 2003  
  Is It Time to Review California's Housing Element Law?
February 2003  
  Local Revenue Measures: Which Ones Have California Voters Passed?
January 2003  
  What Can Be Learned from California's Electricity Crisis?
January 2003  
  Can California Manage Growth at the Regional Level?
December 2002  
  Race, Ethnicity, and Voting: What Accounts for Turnout Differences in California?
December 2002  
  Students, Teachers, and Schools in California's Central Valley
September 2002  
  Casting a Long Shadow: Californians’ Distrust of Government
August 2002  
  Has Increased Border Enforcement Reduced Unauthorized Immigration?
July 2002  
  Relationships Between Class Size Reduction, New Teachers, and Student Achievement
June 2002  
  The Economic Progress of Mexican Americans
May 2002  
  How Fertility Changes Across Immigrant Generations
April 2002  
  Silicon Valley Immigrants Forging Local and Transnational Networks
April 2002  
  Do Living Wage Laws Help Low-Wage Workers and Low-Income Families?
March 2002  
  Residential Growth Controls: Which Cities Pass Them and Why?
January 2002  
  What Accounts for Recent Declines in Welfare Caseloads?
January 2002  
  Increasing Turnout in City Elections: Is Timing Everything?
October 2001  
  Is the Initiative Process Fair to Nonwhite Voters?
October 2001  
  Manufacturing the Dream: How California Became the Leading Industrial State
October 2001  
  The Links Between Income Inequality, Housing Markets, and Homelessness in California
September 2001  
  Higher Math in High School Means Higher Earnings Later
July 2001  
  Unmarried Parents in Oakland More Likely to Separate Than to Marry
July 2001  
  How Should California Finance Its Schools?
June 2001  
  Voter Turnout in Majority-Minority Districts
June 2001  
  California's Export Markets: Barriers and Opportunities
March 2001  
  Of One Mind or Many? Racial and Ethnic Attitudes in California
March 2001  
  Welfare to Work: Is It Working?
January 2001  
  Can Medi-Cal Expand Its Use of Managed Care?
December 2000  
  Should the State Tighten Regulations on Local Economic Development?
December 2000  
  Disabled Children in Low-Income Families: Private Costs and Public Consequences
October 2000  
  Education and Wages: The Payoff in California
September 2000  
  Ethnic Perceptions of Legal Authority
July 2000  
  Ethnicity, Neighborhoods, and California Politics
July 2000  
  How Does California Make Its Infrastructure Decisions?
June 2000  
  Rethinking Infrastructure Policy for the 21st Century
June 2000  
  The Organizational and Fiscal Challenges of Providing Local Public Services in Los Angeles County
June 2000  
  What Drives California's Welfare Caseload?
June 2000  
  Increasing the Minimum Wage
May 2000  
  The Changing Social and Political Landscape of California
April 2000  
  Has School Finance Reform Been Good for California?
February 2000  
  School Resources and Student Achievement in California
February 2000  
  Fiscal Rules and Bond Yields: Do Tax Limits Raise the State's Borrowing Costs?
December 1999  
  Should Local Fiscal Authority Be Strengthened?
December 1999  
  Child Support and Low-Income Families: Deadbeat Dads or Policy Mismatch?
November 1999  
  Who Owns California's Hospitals?
October 1999  
  Becoming a Citizen: Naturalization in California and the United States
September 1999  
  California: One Business Climate or Many?
August 1999  
  City Competition for Sales Taxes: Symptom of a Larger Problem?
July 1999  
  Silicon Valley's Skilled Immigrants: Generating Jobs and Wealth for California
June 1999  
  Managed Care: No Effect on the Availability of Medical Technology
May 1999  
  Many Welfare Recipients Lack the Basic Skills Needed to Succeed in the Workplace
April 1999  
  Changes in State and Local Public Finance Since Proposition 13
March 1999  
  Income Inequality in the Golden State: Why the Gap Has Widened Between Rich and Poor
February 1999  
  Immigrant Welfare Benefits: Reform or Revolving Door?
December 1998  
  Has Proposition 13 Increased Fragmentation in Local Government?
September 1998  
  Has Proposition 13 Reduced the California Tax Burden?
September 1998  
  How Interest Groups Use the Initiative Process in California
September 1998  
  Proposition 13, the Recession, and the Tax Assessor's Dilemma
September 1998  
  The Orange County Bankruptcy: Who's Next?
April 1998  
  Redevelopment and the Property Tax Revenue Debate
January 1998  
  Development Fees and New Homes: Paying the Price in California
June 1997  
  Reshaping the California Welfare System
May 1997  
  Rewriting Federal Transportation Law: Implications for California
April 1997  
  California Families and Welfare Reform
February 1997  
  State Revenue Data Can Be Used with Confidence
February 1997  
  Return Migration to Mexico: Who Goes? Who Stays?
January 1997  
  Are Hospitals Reducing Nursing Staff Levels?
October 1996  
  Estimating Undocumented Immigration to California
September 1996  
  Income Gap Between Rich and Poor Widening in California
July 1996  

At Issue

  Reforming California's Initiative Process
Mark Baldassare
October 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Parcel Taxes for Education in California
Eric McGhee and Margaret Weston
September 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Improving California's Democracy
Mark Baldassare
October 2012  

Read in Spanish
  Illegal Immigration
Hans Johnson and Laura Hill
July 2011  

Read in Spanish
  School Finance Reform
Margaret Weston
November 2010  
  Open Primaries
Eric McGhee
February 2010  
  Paying for Infrastructure: California's Choices
Ellen Hanak
January 2009  

Read in Spanish
  The State of California Voters
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's Post-Partisan Future
Mark Baldassare
January 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Legislative Reform
Eric McGhee
December 2007  

Read in Spanish
  California's Exclusive Electorate
Mark Baldassare
September 2006  

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Just the Facts

  Party Registration in California
Dean Bonner and Eric McGhee
March 2014  

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  The Earned Income Tax Credit in California
Caroline Danielson
March 2014  

Read in Spanish
  The Food Stamp Program in California
Caroline Danielson
February 2014  

Read in Spanish
  California's Latest Drought
Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount, and Caitrin Chappelle
February 2014  

Read in Spanish
  California's State Budget: The Governor's Proposal
Paul Warren
January 2014  

Read in Spanish
  Californians' Attitudes Toward Same-Sex Marriage
Sonja Petek
December 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Crime Trends in California
Magnus Lofstrom and Brandon Martin
December 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Policing in California
Magnus Lofstrom and Brandon Martin
December 2013  

Read in Spanish
  The Initiative Process in California
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
October 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's Health Care Safety Net
Shannon McConville
October 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California Voter and Party Profiles
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
August 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's Likely Voters
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
August 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Poverty in California
Sarah Bohn and Matt Levin
August 2013  

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  Child Poverty in California
Sarah Bohn and Matt Levin
August 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's Changing Parole Population
Ryken Grattet and Joseph Hayes
August 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's Digital Divide
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
June 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's Changing Prison Population
Ryken Grattet and Joseph Hayes
June 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's County Jails
Magnus Lofstrom and Brandon Martin
June 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Immigrants in California
Hans Johnson and Marisol Cuellar Mejia
May 2013  

Read in Spanish
  Undocumented Immigrants
Laura Hill and Joseph Hayes
February 2013  

Read in Spanish
  California's New Electoral Reforms: The Fall Election
Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm
November 2012  

Read in Spanish
  The California Economy: Unemployment in 2012
Marisol Cuellar Mejia
October 2012  

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  The California Economy: Employment in 2012
Marisol Cuellar Mejia
October 2012  

Read in Spanish
  California's Independent Voters
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
August 2012  

Read in Spanish
  Latino Likely Voters in California
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
August 2012  

Read in Spanish
  The Age Gap in California Politics
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
August 2012  

Read in Spanish
  California's New Electoral Reforms: How Did They Work?
Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm
June 2012  

Read in Spanish
  California's Housing Market
Hans Johnson
March 2012  

Read in Spanish
  California's Welfare Caseload
Caroline Danielson
February 2012  

Read in Spanish
  Californians' Views of the State-Local Fiscal System
Dean Bonner
January 2012  

Read in Spanish
  California's 2011 Redistricting: Challenges and Controversy
Eric McGhee and Vladimir Kogan
December 2011  

Read in Spanish
  Financing California's Public Schools
Margaret Weston
November 2011  

Read in Spanish
  The State-City Fiscal Relationship in California
Dean Misczynski and Marisol Cuellar Mejia
November 2011  

Read in Spanish
  The State-County Fiscal Relationship in California
Caroline Danielson and Marisol Cuellar Mejia
November 2011  

Read in Spanish
  The State-Local Fiscal Relationship
Dean Misczynski and Marisol Cuellar Mejia
October 2011  

Read in Spanish
  California's Initiative Process: 100 Years Old
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2011  

Read in Spanish
  California's 2011 Redistricting: The Commission's Final Plans
Eric McGhee
August 2011  

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  California's 2011 Redistricting: The Preliminary Plan
Eric McGhee
June 2011  

Read in Spanish
  California's Population
Hans Johnson
May 2011  

Read in Spanish
  Immigrants and Education
Hans Johnson
April 2011  

Read in Spanish
  English Proficiency of Immigrants
Laura Hill
March 2011  

Read in Spanish
  Immigrants and the Labor Market
Sarah Bohn and Eric Schiff
March 2011  

Read in Spanish
  The Immigration and Citizenship Process
Laura Hill
December 2010  

Read in Spanish
  California's 2010 General Election
December 2010  

Read in Spanish
  Californians' News and Information Sources
November 2010  

Read in Spanish
  California's June 8th Primary Election
July 2010  

Read in Spanish
  High-Tech Employment in California
Marisol Cuellar Mejia and Jed Kolko
June 2010  

Read in Spanish
  Primary Elections in California
May 2010  

Read in Spanish
  Foster Care in California
Caroline Danielson
March 2010  

Read in Spanish
  The California Economy: Housing Market Update
Jed Kolko
August 2009  

Read in Spanish
  Are the Rich Leaving California?
Jed Kolko
July 2009  

Read in Spanish
  Special Elections in California
April 2009  
  Latinos' Views on Population Issues
March 2009  

Read in Spanish
  Special Education in California
Stephen Lipscomb
March 2009  
  California's Debt: What Does It Pay For?
Dean Misczynski
February 2009  

Read in Spanish
  Full-Day Kindergarten in California
Jill Cannon
February 2009  

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  Public Bond Financing in California
Dean Misczynski
January 2009  

Read in Spanish
  Californians' Attitudes Toward the Future
January 2009  

Read in Spanish
  Immigrant Admissions: Family vs. Skills
Joseph Hayes
December 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California Youth and Summer Activities
December 2008  
  Proposition 8
December 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's 2008 General Election
November 2008  
  The California Economy: Are Wages Too High?
Jed Kolko
October 2008  
  California's Future Economy
Deborah Reed and Hans Johnson
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Education Facilities
Eric Larsen and Steve Lipscomb
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Financing Infrastructure
Ellen Hanak
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Transportation Systems
Ellen Hanak
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's Future Population
Hans Johnson
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Housing in California
Hans Johnson
September 2008  
  Flood Control
Ellen Hanak
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Water Supply and Quality
Ellen Hanak
September 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's Partisan Divide
August 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's June 3rd Primary Election
June 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Proposition 13: 30 Years Later
June 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Immigrants and Crime
June 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Immigrants and Health
June 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's Inland Empire: 2015
April 2008  

Read in Spanish
  California's Youth and Outdoor Activities: Parents' Perspectives
March 2008  

Read in Spanish
  The California Economy: Crisis in the Housing Market
Jed Kolko
March 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Small Businesses and Job Creation
March 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Presidential Primary
March 2008  

Read in Spanish
  Latino Attitudes and the Environment
November 2007  

Read in Spanish
  California's Youth and Outdoor Activities
September 2007  

Read in Spanish
  2006 General Election Voter Profiles
December 2006  

Read in Spanish
  California's November 2006 Election
December 2006  

Read in Spanish
  Governor's Elections in California
November 2006  

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  California's Central Valley
June 2006  

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  Securing Ports and Shipping
June 2006  

Read in Spanish
  Business Relocation and Employment Change in California
June 2006  

Read in Spanish
  California Earthquake Recovery
April 2006  

Read in Spanish
  Disaster Perceptions and Preparedness
April 2006  

Read in Spanish
  Loma Prieta Earthquake
April 2006  

Read in Spanish
  Northridge Earthquake
April 2006  

Read in Spanish
  November 2005 Special Election
November 2005  

Read in Spanish
  Special Election Voter Profiles-2005
November 2005  

Read in Spanish
  Los Angeles County
March 2005  

Read in Spanish
  California Women's Survey: A Political Profile
November 2004  

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  California Women's Survey: A Portrait of Diversity
November 2004  

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  California Women's Survey: A Status Report
November 2004  

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  The Economic Status of Women in California
November 2004  

Read in Spanish
  California's 2004 Election
November 2004  

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  Recall Election - One Year Later
October 2004  

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  California's Economy
October 2004  

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  California's Global Ports
October 2004  

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  California's International Trade
October 2004  

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  Dynamics of the Silicon Valley Economy
October 2004  

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  Wage Trends in California
October 2004  

Read in Spanish
  California's Minority and Immigrant Voters
June 2004  

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  California's Children
July 2003  

Read in Spanish
  California's Share of Federal Highway Funds
February 2003  
  California's Young Children
September 2002  

Read in Spanish
  Cities and Growth in California
April 2002  

Read in Spanish

Statewide Surveys

  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
April 2014  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
March 2014  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
January 2014  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
December 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
July 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Information Technology
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
June 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
May 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
April 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
March 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
January 2013  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Future
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
December 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
October 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
July 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
May 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
April 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
March 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
January 2012  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
December 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
November 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
July 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Information Technology
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
June 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
May 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
April 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
March 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Healthy Communities
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
February 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
January 2011  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
December 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
November 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
October 2010  
  Facing Facts: Public Attitudes and Fiscal Realities in Five Stressed States
co-published by the Pew Center on the States and Public Policy Institute of California
October 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
September 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
July 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
May 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
April 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
March 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
January 2010  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
December 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
November 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
September 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
July 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Information Technology
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
June 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
May 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
April 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
March 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Population Issues
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
February 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
January 2009  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
December 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
November 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
October 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
September 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
August 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
July 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Information Technology
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
June 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
May 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
April 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
March 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
January 2008  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
December 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
October 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
September 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2007
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
July 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, June 2007
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
June 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2007
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
May 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
April 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2007
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
March 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2007
Mark Baldassare
January 2007  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Future, November 2006
Mark Baldassare
November 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Future, October 2006
Mark Baldassare
October 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Future, September 2006
Mark Baldassare
September 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Future, August 2006
Mark Baldassare
August 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the Environment, July 2006
Mark Baldassare
July 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of the Central Valley, June 2006
Mark Baldassare
June 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, May 2006
Mark Baldassare
May 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Education, April 2006
Mark Baldassare
April 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2006
Mark Baldassare
March 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, February 2006
Mark Baldassare
February 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, January 2006
Mark Baldassare
January 2006  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Population, December 2005
Mark Baldassare
December 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, November 2005
Mark Baldassare
November 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, October 2005
Mark Baldassare
October 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, September 2005
Mark Baldassare
September 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, August 2005
Mark Baldassare
August 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the Environment, July 2005
Mark Baldassare
July 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, May 2005
Mark Baldassare
May 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Education, April 2005
Mark Baldassare
April 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Los Angeles, March 2005
Mark Baldassare
March 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, January 2005
Mark Baldassare
January 2005  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Orange County, December 2004
Mark Baldassare
December 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and Their Housing, November 2004
Mark Baldassare
November 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2004
Mark Baldassare
October 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2004
Mark Baldassare
September 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, August 2004
Mark Baldassare
August 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Future, August 2004
Mark Baldassare
August 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Environment, July 2004
Mark Baldassare
July 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, May 2004
Mark Baldassare
May 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of the Central Valley, April 2004
Mark Baldassare
April 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Los Angeles, March 2004
Mark Baldassare
March 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2004
Mark Baldassare
February 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on California's Fiscal System, January 2004
Mark Baldassare
January 2004  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Orange County, December 2003
Mark Baldassare
December 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Environment, November 2003
Mark Baldassare
November 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2003
Mark Baldassare
September 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, August 2003
Mark Baldassare
August 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Environment, July 2003
Mark Baldassare
July 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, June 2003
Mark Baldassare
June 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of the Central Valley, April 2003
Mark Baldassare
April 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Los Angeles County, March 2003
Mark Baldassare
March 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2003
Mark Baldassare
February 2003  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Orange County, December 2002
Mark Baldassare
December 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Land Use, November 2002
Mark Baldassare
November 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2002
Mark Baldassare
October 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2002
Mark Baldassare
September 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, August 2002
Mark Baldassare
August 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the Environment, June 2002
Mark Baldassare
June 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of the Central Valley, April 2002
Mark Baldassare
April 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2002
Mark Baldassare
February 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2002
Mark Baldassare
January 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 2001
Mark Baldassare
December 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Land Use, November 2001
Mark Baldassare
November 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Global California
Mark Baldassare
September 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of Orange County, September 2001
Mark Baldassare
September 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, July 2001
Mark Baldassare
July 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Growth, May 2001
Mark Baldassare
May 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of the Central Valley - March 2001
Mark Baldassare
March 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2001
Mark Baldassare
January 2001  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2000
Mark Baldassare
October 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2000
Mark Baldassare
September 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, August 2000
Mark Baldassare
August 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of San Diego, July 2000
Mark Baldassare
July 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the Environment, June 2000
Mark Baldassare
June 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2000
Mark Baldassare
February 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2000
Mark Baldassare
January 2000  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 1999
Mark Baldassare
December 1999  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey of the Central Valley, November 1999
Mark Baldassare
November 1999  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 1999
Mark Baldassare
September 1999  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 1999
Mark Baldassare
January 1999  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 1998
Mark Baldassare
October 1998  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 1998
Mark Baldassare
September 1998  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 1998
Mark Baldassare
May 1998  
  PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, April 1998
Mark Baldassare
April 1998  

California Counts

  Emergency Department Care in California: Who Uses It and Why?
Shannon McConville and Helen Lee
August 2008  
  Immigrant Pathways to Legal Permanent Residence: Now and Under a Merit-Based System
Joseph M. Hayes and Laura E. Hill
June 2008  
  Crime, Corrections, and California: What Does Immigration Have to Do with It?
Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl
February 2008  
  Birth Rates in California
Hans P. Johnson
November 2007  
  Death in the Golden State: Why Do Some Californians Live Longer?
Helen Lee and Shannon McConville
August 2007  
  Can California Import Enough College Graduates to Meet Workforce Needs?
Hans P. Johnson and Deborah Reed
May 2007  
  How Immigrants Affect California Employment and Wages
Giovanni Peri
February 2007  
  California's Community College Students
Ria Sengupta and Christopher Jepsen
November 2006  
  Who’s In Prison? The Changing Demographics of Incarceration
Amanda Bailey and Joseph M. Hayes
August 2006  
  Poverty in California: Moving Beyond the Federal Measure
Deborah Reed
May 2006  
  Time to Work: Commuting Times and Modes of Transportation of California Workers
Elisa Barbour
February 2006  
  California's Inland Empire: The Leading Edge of Southern California Growth
Anthony Downs
November 2005  
  California's Newest Homeowners: Affording the Unaffordable
Hans P. Johnson and Amanda Bailey
August 2005  
  Second-Generation Immigrants in California
S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Hans P. Johnson
May 2005  
  Educational Resources and Outcomes in California, by Race and Ethnicity
Deborah Reed
February 2005  
  Women, Work, and Family in California
Deborah Reed
November 2004  
  California's Multiracial Population
Laura E. Hill, Hans P. Johnson, and Sonya M. Tafoya
August 2004  
  The Demographics of Mortality in California
Hans P. Johnson and Joseph M. Hayes
May 2004  
  Recent Trends in Income and Poverty
Deborah Reed
February 2004  
  California's Newest Immigrants
Laura E. Hill and Joseph M. Hayes
November 2003  
  California's Newest Neighborhoods
Hans P. Johnson and Joseph M. Hayes
August 2003  
  Latinos and Racial Identification in California
Sonya M. Tafoya
May 2003  
  Maternity Before Maturity: Teen Birth Rates in California
Hans P. Johnson
February 2003  
  California's Young Children: Demographic, Social, and Economic Conditions
Deborah Reed and Amanda Bailey
November 2002  
  Who's Your Neighbor? Residential Segregation and Diversity in California
Juan Onésimo Sandoval, Hans P. Johnson, and Sonya M.Tafoya
August 2002  
  A State of Diversity: Demographic Trends in California's Regions
Hans P. Johnson
May 2002  
  The Linguistic Landscape of California Schools
Sonya M. Tafoya
February 2002  
  At Home and in School: Racial and Ethnic Gaps in Educational Preparedness
Jennifer Y. Cheng
November 2001  
  Poverty in California: Levels, Trends, and Demographic Dimensions
Deborah Reed and Richard Van Swearingen
November 2001  
  New Trends in Newborns: Fertility Rates and Patterns in California
Hans P. Johnson, Laura Hill, and Mary Heim
August 2001  
  Population Mobility and Income Inequality in California
Mary C. Daly, Deborah Reed, and Heather N. Royer
May 2001  
  Who's Lagging Now? Gender Differences in Secondary Course Enrollments
Anne Danenberg
February 2001  
  Graying in the Golden State: Demographic and Economic Trends of Older Californians
Sonya M. Tafoya and Hans P. Johnson
November 2000  
  Movin' Out: Domestic Migration to and from California in the 1990s
Hans P. Johnson
August 2000  
  Trends in Family and Household Poverty
Hans P. Johnson and Sonya M. Tafoya
May 2000  
  Check One or More ... Mixed Race and Ethnicity in California
Sonya M. Tafoya
January 2000  
  How Many Californians? A Review of Population Projections for the State
Hans P. Johnson
October 1999  

California Economic Policy

  Learning from California's Zero-Emission Vehicle Program
Louise Wells Bedsworth and Margaret R. Taylor
September 2007  
  Day Labor in the Golden State
Arturo Gonzalez
July 2007  
  Broadband for All? Gaps in California’s Broadband Adoption and Availability
Jed Kolko
July 2007  
  California's Electricity Market: A Post-Crisis Progress Report
Carl Pechman
January 2007  
  Pay-or-Play Health Insurance Mandates: Lessons from California
Aaron S. Yelowitz
October 2006  
  Lawns and Water Demand in California
Ellen Hanak and Matthew Davis
July 2006  
  Trade with Mexico and California Jobs
Howard J. Shatz
January 2006  
  Are Businesses Fleeing the State? Interstate Business Relocation and Employment Change in California
David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, and Brandon Wall
October 2005  
  A Decade of Living Wages: What Have We Learned?
Scott Adams and David Neumark
July 2005  
  Recent Trends in Exports of California's Information Technology Products
Jon D. Haveman and Howard J. Shatz
April 2005  
  The Workers' Compensation Crisis in California: A Primer
David Neumark
January 2005  

Occasional Papers

  Funding Formulas for California Schools II: An Analysis of a Proposal by the Governor’s Committee on Education Excellence
Ray Reinhard, Heather Rose, Ria Sengupta, and Jon Sonstelie
July 2008  
  Changing the Kindergarten Cutoff Date: Effects on California Students and Schools
Jill S. Cannon and Stephen Lipscomb
May 2008  
  What to Expect from California’s New Hands-Free Law
Jed Kolko
May 2008  
  Climate Change and California’s Local Public Health Agencies
Louise Wells Bedsworth
February 2008  
  Funding Formulas for California Schools: Simulations and Supporting Data
Heather Rose, Ria Sengupta, Jon Sonstelie, and Ray Reinhard
January 2008  
  State-Local Fiscal Conflicts in California: From Proposition 13 to Proposition 1A
Elisa Barbour
December 2007  
  Aligning School Finance With Academic Standards: A Weighted-Student Formula Based on a Survey of Practitioners
Jon Sonstelie
March 2007  
  Teacher Compensation and Local Labor Market Conditions in California: Implications for School Funding
Heather Rose and Ria Sengupta
March 2007  
  Are California’s Companies Shifting Their Employment to Other States?
Jed Kolko and David Neumark
February 2007  
  Patterns of Work Participation in CalWORKs
Caroline Danielson
December 2006  
  Perspectives on Local Finance and Infrastructure Issues in the U.S. and California: Surveys of City Officials
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2006  
  Perspectives on Local and State Finance and Infrastructure in California: Surveys of City Officials and Residents
Mark Baldassare, Christopher Hoene, and Dean Bonner
September 2006  
  Blueprint Planning in California: Forging Consensus on Metropolitan Growth and Development
Elisa Barbour and Michael Teitz
June 2006  
  Interstate Business Relocation: An Industry-Level Analysis
David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, and Jed Kolko
June 2006  
  California and the Global Economy: Recent Facts and Figures, 2006 Edition
Jon D. Haveman, Ethan M. Jennings, and Howard J. Shatz
March 2006  
  Perspectives on State and Local Finance: Surveys of City Officials in California and the U.S.
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2005  
  Perspectives on State and Local Finance in California: Surveys of City Officials and Residents
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
October 2005  
  The State Budget and Local Health Services in California: Surveys of Local Health Officials
Mark Baldassare and Matthew Newman
September 2005  
  Medi-Cal Expenditures: Historical Growth and Long Term Forecasts
Thomas MaCurdy, Raymond Chan, Rodney Chun, Hans Johnson, and Margaret O'Brien-Strain
June 2005  
  California Comes of Age: Governing Institutions, Planning, and Public Investment
Elisa Barbour and Paul G. Lewis
June 2005  
  California's Economic Future and Infrastructure Challenges
David Neumark
June 2005  
  Sizing Up the Challenge: California’s Infrastructure Needs and Tradeoffs
Ellen Hanak and Elisa Barbour
June 2005  
  Understanding Equitable Infrastructure Investment for California
Manuel Pastor, Jr. and Deborah Reed
June 2005  
  Understanding Infrastructure Financing for California
Shelley de Alth and Kim Rueben
June 2005  
  CEQA Reform: Issues and Options
Elisa Barbour and Michael Teitz
April 2005  
  California and the Global Economy: Recent Facts and Figures
Jon D. Haveman, Howard J. Shatz, and Greg C. Wright
February 2005  
  Making Health Policy at the Ballot Box: Californians and the November 2004 Election
Mark Baldassare, Renatta DeFever, and Kristy Michaud
February 2005  
  Local Budgets and Tax Policies in California and U.S. Cities: Surveys of City Officials
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2004  
  Local Budgets and Tax Policy in California: Surveys of City Officials and State Residents
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
September 2004  
  Services Offshoring: Background and Implications for California
Jon D. Haveman and Howard J. Shatz
August 2004  
  The State Budget and Local Health Services in California: Surveys of County Officials
Mark Baldassare, Mina Yaroslavsky, and Paul Lewis
May 2004  
  State Budget Fallout: L.A.'s Tough Choices
Mark Baldassare
March 2004  
  Water Supply and Growth in California: A Survey of City and County Land-Use Planners
Ellen Hanak and Antonina Simeti
March 2004  
  The Role and Impact of the Public Policy Institute of California: An Operating Foundation as Think Tank
David W. Lyon
March 2004  
  Governance and Policy in High-Immigration Cities: Results from Surveys of Elected Officials, Planners, and Police
Paul G. Lewis, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan, and Nikesh Patel
March 2004  
  The Economic Effects of Mandated Wage Floors
David Neumark
February 2004  
  State International Business Programs: Organization, Evaluation, and Oversight
Howard J. Shatz
February 2004  
  In Search of Greater Policy Vision for Port Planning and Security
Jon D. Haveman
February 2004  
  Californians' Support for Structural Reforms and Public Priorities
Mark Baldassare
January 2004  
  Local Homeland Security and Fiscal Uncertainty: Surveys of City Officials in California
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2003  
  California's Demographic Future
Hans P. Johnson
December 2003  
  Understanding California's Property Tax Roll: Regions, Property Types, and Sale Years
Tracy Gordon and Fred Silva
September 2003  
  Local Homeland Security in California: Surveys of City Officials and State Residents
Mark Baldassare, Christopher Hoene, and Jonathan Cohen
September 2003  
  Foreign Tariff Reductions and Southern California's Small and Medium-Sized Exporters
Jon D. Haveman
September 2003  
  Small Business and the Globalization of California's Economy
Howard J. Shatz
September 2003  
  Crisis of Confidence: Leadership and Reform in Los Angeles County
Mark Baldassare
July 2003  
  The Growing Importance of Education in California
Deborah Reed
July 2003  
  Statement on State Foreign Offices
Howard J. Shatz
July 2003  
  Californians and the State Budget: Opinions About the Deficit and Support for Policy Options and Structural Reforms
Mark Baldassare
July 2003  
  Global California: The Connection to Asia
David W. Lyon
June 2003  
  Imports, Exports, and Shipping Services: The Balance Between California and Other States
Jon D. Haveman
April 2003  
  Californians' Assessment of the State Economy, Its Prospects, and the Performance of Their Elected Officials
Mark Baldassare
March 2003  
  The Public Policy Institute of California: A Think Tank for the 21st Century
David W. Lyon
February 2003  
  Coping with Homeland Security: Perceptions of City Officials in California and the United States
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2002  
  California and the World Economy: Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and U.S. Trade Policy
Jon D. Haveman, Howard J. Shatz, and Ernesto Vilchis
December 2002  
  Poverty in California
Deborah Reed
December 2002  
  Expanding California's Technology Sector
Jon D. Haveman
November 2002  
  Coping with Homeland Security in California: Surveys of City Officials and State Residents
Mark Baldassare, Christopher Hoene, and Jonathan Cohen
October 2002  
  California's Water Market, By the Numbers
Ellen Hanak
October 2002  
  Fragile Families One Year Later: Oakland, California
Sara McLanahan, Irwin Garfinkel, Marcia Carlson, Maureen Waller
October 2002  
  Welfare and Poverty Trends in California
April 2002  
  Rethinking California's Policy Options in a Global Economy
Howard J. Shatz
February 2002  
  The California Initiative Process-How Democratic Is It?
February 2002  
  Considerations Regarding the Possible Merger of the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Paul G. Lewis
October 2001  
  Airports and International Trade in the Bay Area
Howard J. Shatz
October 2001  
  Demographic, Social, and Economic Trends for Young Children in California
Deborah Reed and Sonya M. Tafoya
October 2001  
  Elements of a Framework for Collaborative Regional Decision-Making in California
Michael Teitz, J. Fred Silva, and Elisa Barbour
September 2001  
  Growth Challenges and Local Government Finance: A Primer for the Sacramento Valley
Paul G. Lewis and J. Fred Silva
September 2001  
  Financing New School Construction and Modernization: Evidence from California
Eric J. Brunner and Kim Rueben
June 2001  
  A Framework for Collaborative Regional Decision-Making
Elisa Barbour and Michael Teitz
May 2001  
  Local Finance Reform from a Regional Perspective
J. Fred Silva
April 2001  
  The Demography of California Immigrants
Hans Johnson
March 2001  
  The Economic Outlook for 2001: A Guide for California Exporters and Importers
Howard J. Shatz
January 2001  
  Signing Initiative Petitions Online: Possibilities, Problems, and Prospects
Walter Baer
January 2001  
  The California Initiative Process: Background and Perspective
J. Fred Silva
November 2000  
  Residential Development and Growth Control Policies: Survey Results from Cities in Three California Regions
Paul G. Lewis and Max Neiman
July 2000  
  Changing the Order of Things: Six Proposals for Local Finance Reform
J. Fred Silva and Paul G. Lewis
May 2000  
  From Home Rule to Fiscal Rule: Taking a Measure of Local Government Finance in California
Edited, and introduction by David W. Lyon
May 2000  
  The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study
Sara McLanahan, Irwin Garfinkel,and Maureen Waller
November 1999  
  Congressional Testimony on Minimum Wage
Joanne Spetz
October 1999  
  Have Inflows of Immigrants Diminished Natives' Educational Attainment? A Review
Julian R. Betts
March 1999  
  Development Priorities in California Cities: Results from a PPIC Survey
Paul G. Lewis and Elisa Barbour
December 1998  
  Proposition 13: Some Unintended Consequences
Jeffrey I. Chapman
September 1998  
  Representation Without Taxation: Proposition 13 and Local Government in California
David W. Lyon
September 1998  
  The Wellsprings of California's Economic Growth: Myths and Realities
David W. Lyon
May 1998  
  When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy, A Policy Summary
Mark Baldassare
March 1998  

Working Papers

  Annual Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the United States, by State: 1990 to 2008
Robert Warren
June 2011  
  Policies to Encourage Job Creation: Hiring Credits vs. Worker Subsidies
David Neumark
February 2011  
  A Guide to State and Federal Housing Policy
Alison Nemirow
February 2011  
  Moving Across Borders: The Determinants of Interstate Business Relocation
Jed Kolko
September 2010  
  Examining Latino Representation on California’s School Boards: Their Impact on Perceptions about District Problems, Priorities and Policies
Luis Fraga, Daniel Krimm, Max Neiman, and Belinda Reyes
July 2010  
  Ethnic Concentration and Bank Use in Immigrant Communities
Sarah Bohn and Sarah Pearlman
December 2009  
  Funding Special Education by Capitation: Evidence from State Finance Reforms
Stephen Lipscomb and Elizabeth Dhuey
August 2009  
  Immigration and Informal Labor
Sarah Bohn and Emily Greene Owens
August 2009  
  Disabled or Young? Relative Age and Special Education Diagnosis in Schools
Elizabeth Dhuey and Stephen Lipscomb
September 2008  
  The CalWORKs Caseload in 1999 and 2005
Caroline Danielson
September 2008  
  Does Partisan Polarization Lead to Policy Gridlock in California
Thad Kousser
June 2008  
  The Effects of Mobile Phones and Hands-Free Laws on Traffic Fatalities
Jed Kolko
December 2007  
  Agglomeration and Co-Agglomeration of Service Industries
Jed Kolko
September 2007  
  Assessing the Iron Law of Direct Democracy
Joshua J. Dyck and Mark Baldassare
May 2007  
  Party Polarization and the California Recall
Eric McGhee and Mark Baldassare
May 2007  
  Public Opinion and Global Warming in California
Sonja Petek and Mark Baldassare
May 2007  
  The Role of Direct Democracy in California Governance: Public Opinion on Making Policy at the Ballot Box
Mark Baldassare and Cheryl Katz
May 2007  
  Why Should Governments Support Broadband Adoption?
Jed Kolko
January 2007  
  Is Water Policy Limiting Residential Growth? Evidence from California
Ellen Hanak
October 2006  
  Construction of New Teacher Administrative Records (NTAR)
Deborah Reed and Elisa Barbour
September 2006  
  Citizens, Government, and Initiatives: The California Special Election in 2005
Mark Baldassare
May 2006  
  Do Serial Entrepreneurs Raise More Venture Capital?
Junfu Zhang and Ting Lu
May 2006  
  Immigrants and Immigration: The Multidimensionality of Public Opinion
Max Neiman and Douglas Strand
May 2006  
  Immigration, Social Diversity, and Policy Support: An Exploratory Foray
Max Neiman and Douglas Strand
May 2006  
  School Board Politics, School District Size, and the Bargaining Power of the Teachers’ Unions
Heather Rose and Jon Sonstelie
May 2006  
  Subnational Investment Abroad: California and the United States
Howard Shatz
May 2006  
  Do Gains in Test Scores Explain Labor Market Outcomes?
Heather Rose
February 2006  
  The Container Security Initiative and Ocean Container Threats
Jon D. Haveman, Ethan M. Jennings, Howard J. Shatz, and Greg C. Wright
February 2006  
  A Study of Academic Entrepreneurs Using Venture Capital Data
Junfu Zhang
January 2006  
  Who Chooses to Choose Two? Multiracial Identity of Children
Hans P. Johnson, Laura E. Hill, and Sonya Tafoya
January 2006  
  Changes in Educational Attainment Across Generations for Mexican Immigrants and Their Descendants: Do Increases Stall Between the Second and Third Generations?
Hans P. Johnson
September 2005  
  Employment Dynamics and Business Relocation: New Evidence from the National Establishment Time Series
David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, and Brandon Wall
September 2005  
  Positive Outcomes from Poor Starts: Predictors of Dropping Back In
Laura E. Hill and Christopher Jepsen
September 2005  
  Transitions to Work for Racial, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups
Deborah Reed, Christopher Jepsen, and Laura E. Hill
July 2005  
  After the California Recall: Governor’s Approval Ratings, Trust in Government, and Preferences for Direct Democracy
Mark Baldassare
May 2005  
  Effects of Increased Access to Infertility Treatment on Infant and Child Health Outcomes: Evidence from Health Insurance Mandates
Marianne Bitler
May 2005  
  Making Health Policy at the Ballot Box: Public Attitudes Toward Five Health Propositions and the Future of Health Policy
Kristy Michaud, Renatta DeFever, Jonathan Cohen, and Mark Baldassare
May 2005  
  Proposition 10: The Debut of a Statewide Citizens’ Initiative
Max Neiman, Jason Martinez, and Michael Matthews
May 2005  
  Employment-Contingent Health Insurance, Illness, and Labor Supply of Women: Evidence from Married Women with Breast Cancer
Cathy Bradley, David Neumark, Zhehui Luo, and Heather L. Bednarek
April 2005  
  An Overview of U.S. Port Security Programs
Jon Haveman, Howard Shatz, Ernesto Vilchis
December 2004  
  School-to-Career and Post-Secondary Education: Evidence from the Philadelphia Educational Longitudinal Study
Frank Furstenberg and David Neumark
November 2004  
  Detailed Data Appendix to The Emerging Integration of the California-Mexico Economies
Howard Shatz, Ernesto Vilchis, with Eli Miloslavsky
October 2004  
  Linking Housing Growth to Water Supply: The American West’s New Frontier
Ellen Hanak and Margaret K. Browne
June 2004  
  Public Opinion and the California Governor’s Recall in 2003
Mark Baldassare
May 2004  
  Production Function and Wage Equation Estimation with Heterogeneous Labor: Evidence from a New Matched Employer-Employee Data Set
Judith Hellerstein and David Neumark
April 2004  
  Workplace Segregation in the United States: Race, Ethnicity, and Skill
Judith Hellerstein and David Neumark
April 2004  
  Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act in California
David Neumark
February 2004  
  Minimum Wage Effects in the Longer Run
David Neumark and Olena Nizalova
February 2004  
  "There's No Place Like Home": Suburban Job Search of Urban Workers in Oakland, California
Susan Turner Meiklejohn
June 2003  
  The Challenge To Involve Local Government in California Electricity Policy
James E. Burke
June 2003  
  Detailed Data Appendix to Business Without Borders? The Globalization of the California Economy
Eli Miloslavsky and Howard J. Shatz with Ernesto Vilchis
June 2003  
  California's Occupational Advantage
Anne Markusen and Elisa Barbour
May 2003  
  Polling in the Governor's Race in California
Mark Baldassare, Mark DiCamillo, and Susan Pinkus
May 2003  
  A Portrait of Air Quality in the San Joaquin Valley
Louise Wells Bedsworth
April 2003  

Institutional Documents

  PPIC Brochure

January 2014  
  State of Change: California 1994-2004
March 2004  

Other Publications

  Myths of California Water - Implications and Reality
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
December 2009  
  Web-Only Appendix K. California Discretionary Allocations from the New Starts Capital Investment Program
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
September 2004  
  California and the World Economy: Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and U.S. Trade Policy--Appendix, Country Reports
Jon D. Haveman, Howard J. Shatz, and Ernesto Vilchis
December 2002  
  PPIC Statewide Survey (publication series)
Mark Baldassare (survey director)