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California’s Transition to the Common Core State Standards: The State's Role in Local Capacity Building
Paul Warren and Patrick Murphy
April 2014

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
January 2014

California's State Budget: The Governor's Proposal
Paul Warren
January 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: K-12 Education
Laura Hill, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston
January 2014

California's Future: Health Care
Shannon McConville
January 2014

California's Future: Corrections
Ryken Grattet and Joseph Hayes
January 2014

California's Future: Political Landscape
Eric McGhee
January 2014

Expanding California's Electorate: Will Recent Reforms Increase Voter Turnout?
Eric McGhee
January 2014

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

Public Safety Realignment and Crime Rates in California
Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael
December 2013

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
December 2013

Funding Public Safety Realignment
Mia Bird and Joseph Hayes
November 2013

Reforming California's Initiative Process
Mark Baldassare
October 2013

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

California's Health Care Safety Net
Shannon McConville
October 2013

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2013

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

Basic Aid School Districts
Margaret Weston
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

Impact of Realignment on County Jail Populations
Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael
June 2013

California's County Jails
Magnus Lofstrom and Brandon Martin
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

The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges
Sarah Bohn, Belinda Reyes, and Hans Johnson
March 2013

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
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

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

School Finance
Margaret Weston
November 2012

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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
October 2012

Access to the Health Care Safety Net in California
Helen Lee, Laura Hill, and Shannon McConville
October 2012

Improving California's Democracy
Mark Baldassare
October 2012

Capacity Challenges in California's Jails
Magnus Lofstrom and Katherine Kramer
September 2012

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2012

Test-driving California's Election Reforms
Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm
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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
July 2012

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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
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

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

California's Political Geography
Eric McGhee and Daniel Krimm
February 2012

Californians' Views of the State-Local Fiscal System
Dean Bonner
January 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

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

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

Financing California's Public Schools
Margaret Weston
November 2011

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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
November 2011

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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
September 2011

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

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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
July 2011

Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: K-12 Education
Margaret Weston
June 2011

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

Consumption Tax Options for California, Summary
Alan J. Auerbach
June 2011

Consumption Tax Options for California
Alan J. Auerbach
June 2011

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
May 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

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

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

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

Views from the Street: Linking Transportation and Land Use
Louise Bedsworth, Ellen Hanak, and Elizabeth Stryjewski
February 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

California's 2010 General Election
December 2010

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

School Finance Reform
Margaret Weston
November 2010

Pathways for School Finance in California
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie, and Margaret Weston
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

California's June 8th Primary Election
July 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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
May 2010

Primary Elections in California
May 2010

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
April 2010

Higher Education in California: New Goals for the Master Plan, Summary
Hans Johnson
April 2010

Higher Education in California: New Goals for the Master Plan
Hans Johnson
April 2010

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
March 2010

Funding California Schools: The Revenue Limit System
Margaret Weston
March 2010

Open Primaries
Eric McGhee
February 2010

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon
January 2010

Perceptions of Local Fiscal Stress During a State Budget Crisis
Max Neiman and Daniel Krimm
December 2009

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

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

School Accountability and Administrator Incentives in California
S. Eric Larsen
July 2009

Are the Rich Leaving California?
Jed Kolko
July 2009

Do California's Enterprise Zones Create Jobs? Summary
Jed Kolko and David Neumark
June 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

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

Special Elections in California
April 2009

Special Education in California
Stephen Lipscomb
March 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

Resolving Special Education Disputes in California
Stephen Lipscomb
February 2009

California's Debt: What Does It Pay For?
Dean Misczynski
February 2009

Students with Disabilities and California’s Special Education Program
Stephen Lipscomb
January 2009

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
January 2009

Public Bond Financing in California
Dean Misczynski
January 2009

Paying for Infrastructure: California's Choices
Ellen Hanak
January 2009

Californians' Attitudes Toward the Future
January 2009

Are California’s Fiscal Constraints Institutional or Political?
Bruce E. Cain and George A. Mackenzie
December 2008

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
December 2008

Preparing California for a Changing Climate
Louise Bedsworth and Ellen Hanak
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

Preparing California for a Changing Climate, Summary
Louise Bedsworth and Ellen Hanak
November 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

Today's Choices, Tomorrow's Changes
Deborah Reed
September 2008

Financing Infrastructure
Ellen Hanak
September 2008

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
September 2008

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

Redistricting Reform: Can It Reduce Partisanship
September 2008

Redistricting and Legislative Partisanship
Eric McGhee
September 2008

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
August 2008

California's Partisan Divide
August 2008

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

Proposition 13: 30 Years Later
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

Funding Formulas for California Schools: Simulations and Supporting Data
Heather Rose, Ria Sengupta, Jon Sonstelie, and Ray Reinhard
January 2008

California's Post-Partisan Future
Mark Baldassare
January 2008

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
December 2007

State-Local Fiscal Conflicts in California: From Proposition 13 to Proposition 1A
Elisa Barbour
December 2007

Legislative Reform
Eric McGhee
December 2007

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
September 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

California's Commitment to Adult English Learners: Caught Between Funding and Need
Arturo Gonzalez
April 2007

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2007
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek
March 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

Budget Practices and State Expenditures: Lessons for California
Jaime Calleja Alderete
March 2007

Fiscal Realities: Budget Tradeoffs in California Government
Tracy M. Gordon, Jaime Calleja Alderete, Patrick J. Murphy, Jon Sonstelie, and Ping Zhang
January 2007

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2007
Mark Baldassare
January 2007

California's Electricity Market: A Post-Crisis Progress Report
Carl Pechman
January 2007

Perspectives on Local Finance and Infrastructure Issues in the U.S. and California: Surveys of City Officials
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2006

Pay-or-Play Health Insurance Mandates: Lessons from California
Aaron S. Yelowitz
October 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

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, May 2006
Mark Baldassare
May 2006

California Earthquake Recovery
April 2006

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2006
Mark Baldassare
March 2006

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, January 2006
Mark Baldassare
January 2006

Perspectives on State and Local Finance: Surveys of City Officials in California and the U.S.
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2005

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, November 2005
Mark Baldassare
November 2005

November 2005 Special Election
November 2005

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, October 2005
Mark Baldassare
October 2005

Perspectives on State and Local Finance in California: Surveys of City Officials and Residents
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
October 2005

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, September 2005
Mark Baldassare
September 2005

The State Budget and Local Health Services in California: Surveys of Local Health Officials
Mark Baldassare and Matthew Newman
September 2005

Federal Formula Grants: Student Aid and Higher Education
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
September 2005

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on Californians and the Initiative Process, August 2005
Mark Baldassare
August 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: 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

California Comes of Age: Governing Institutions, Planning, and Public Investment
Elisa Barbour and Paul G. Lewis
June 2005

Sizing Up the Challenge: California’s Infrastructure Needs and Tradeoffs
Ellen Hanak and Elisa Barbour
June 2005

Understanding Infrastructure Financing for California
Shelley de Alth and Kim Rueben
June 2005

California 2025: It's Your Choice
Mark Baldassare and Ellen Hanak
June 2005

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, May 2005
Mark Baldassare
May 2005

CEQA Reform: Issues and Options
Elisa Barbour and Michael Teitz
April 2005

Los Angeles County
March 2005

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, January 2005
Mark Baldassare
January 2005

Local Budgets and Tax Policies in California and U.S. Cities: Surveys of City Officials
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2004

Adapting to Term Limits: Recent Experiences and New Directions
Bruce E. Cain and Thad Kousser
November 2004

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2004
Mark Baldassare
October 2004

Federal Formula Grants: Federal Transit Assistance Programs
Tim Ransdell and Shervin Boloorian
September 2004

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2004
Mark Baldassare
September 2004

Local Budgets and Tax Policy in California: Surveys of City Officials and State Residents
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
September 2004

The Local Initiative in California
Tracy M. Gordon
September 2004

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, August 2004
Mark Baldassare
August 2004

School Budgets and Student Achievement in California: The Principal's Perspective
Heather Rose, Jon Sonstelie and Peter Richardson
June 2004

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, May 2004
Mark Baldassare
May 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

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

Factors Determining California's Share of Federal Formula Grants, Second Edition
Tim Ransdell
February 2004

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2004
Mark Baldassare
February 2004

Californians' Support for Structural Reforms and Public Priorities
Mark Baldassare
January 2004

Federal Formula Grants: Homeland Security
Tim Ransdell
January 2004

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on California's Fiscal System, January 2004
Mark Baldassare
January 2004

Financing California's Community Colleges
Patrick J. Murphy
January 2004

Local Homeland Security and Fiscal Uncertainty: Surveys of City Officials in California
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
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

Understanding California's Property Tax Roll: Regions, Property Types, and Sale Years
Tracy Gordon and Fred Silva
September 2003

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2003
Mark Baldassare
September 2003

Local Homeland Security in California: Surveys of City Officials and State Residents
Mark Baldassare, Christopher Hoene, and Jonathan Cohen
September 2003

Federal Formula Grants: Education Programs for Disabled Children
Tim Ransdell
September 2003

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, August 2003
Mark Baldassare
August 2003

Crisis of Confidence: Leadership and Reform in Los Angeles County
Mark Baldassare
July 2003

Californians and the State Budget: Opinions About the Deficit and Support for Policy Options and Structural Reforms
Mark Baldassare
July 2003

PPIC Statewide Survey: Special Survey on the California State Budget, June 2003
Mark Baldassare
June 2003

California's Share of Federal Highway Funds
February 2003

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2003
Mark Baldassare
February 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

Coping with Homeland Security: Perceptions of City Officials in California and the United States
Mark Baldassare and Christopher Hoene
December 2002

Metropolitan Growth Planning in California, 1900-2000
Elisa Barbour
December 2002

California's Share of Federal Formula Grants: 1991-2001
Tim Ransdell
December 2002

Coping with Homeland Security in California: Surveys of City Officials and State Residents
Mark Baldassare, Christopher Hoene, and Jonathan Cohen
October 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

Cities and Growth in California
April 2002

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2002
Mark Baldassare
February 2002

The California Initiative Process-How Democratic Is It?
February 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

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

Considerations Regarding the Possible Merger of the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Paul G. Lewis
October 2001

Growth Challenges and Local Government Finance: A Primer for the Sacramento Valley
Paul G. Lewis and J. Fred Silva
September 2001

Elements of a Framework for Collaborative Regional Decision-Making in California
Michael Teitz, J. Fred Silva, and Elisa Barbour
September 2001

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, July 2001
Mark Baldassare
July 2001

Financing New School Construction and Modernization: Evidence from California
Eric J. Brunner and Kim Rueben
June 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

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

Signing Initiative Petitions Online: Possibilities, Problems, and Prospects
Walter Baer
January 2001

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2001
Mark Baldassare
January 2001

The California Initiative Process: Background and Perspective
J. Fred Silva
November 2000

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

Residential Development and Growth Control Policies: Survey Results from Cities in Three California Regions
Paul G. Lewis and Max Neiman
July 2000

California's Infrastructure Policy for the 21st Century: Issues and Opportunities
David E. Dowall
June 2000

Building California's Future: Current Conditions in Infrastructure Planning, Budgeting, and Financing
Michael Neuman and Jan Whittington
June 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

Changing the Order of Things: Six Proposals for Local Finance Reform
J. Fred Silva and Paul G. Lewis
May 2000

Risky Business: Providing Local Public Services in Los Angeles County
Mark Baldassare, Michael A. Shires, Christopher Hoene, and Aaron Koffman
April 2000

For Better or For Worse? School Finance Reform in California
Jon Sonstelie, Eric Brunner, and Kenneth Ardon
February 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

Fiscal Rules and State Borrowing Costs: Evidence from California and Other States
James M. Poterba and Kim S. Rueben
December 1999

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 1999
Mark Baldassare
December 1999

The State-Local Fiscal Relationship in California: A Changing Balance of Power
J. Fred Silva and Elisa Barbour
December 1999

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 1999
Mark Baldassare
September 1999

California Cities and the Local Sales Tax
Paul G. Lewis and Elisa Barbour
July 1999

Patterns in California Government Revenues Since Proposition 13
Michael A. Shires
March 1999

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 1999
Mark Baldassare
January 1999

Development Priorities in California Cities: Results from a PPIC Survey
Paul G. Lewis and Elisa Barbour
December 1998

Interest Group Influence in the California Initiative Process
Elisabeth R. Gerber
November 1998

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 1998
Mark Baldassare
October 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

Proposition 13 in Recession and Recovery
Steven M. Sheffrin and Terri Sexton
September 1998

Deep Roots: Local Government Structure in California
Paul G. Lewis
September 1998

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 1998
Mark Baldassare
September 1998

Has Proposition 13 Delivered? The Changing Tax Burden in California
Michael A. Shires, John Ellwood, and Mary Sprague
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

When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy
Mark Baldassare
April 1998

When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy, A Policy Summary
Mark Baldassare
March 1998

Subsidizing Redevelopment in California
Michael Dardia
February 1998

Who Pays for Development Fees and Exactions?
Marla Dresch and Steven M. Sheffrin
June 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