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Business Climate Rankings and the California Economy

By David Neumark, Jed Kolko, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

California fares poorly on many national ranking of business climate, ... its favorable climate and industry mix ” offset its unfavorable rankings.

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College Rankings and Social Mobility

By Jacob Jackson, Courtney Lee

Oct 5, 2018 ... As high school seniors decide where to apply, numerous websites, magazines, and organizations are releasing lists of the “best colleges.

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The Importance of California’s Tax Ranking

By Mark Baldassare

Apr 7, 2015 ... California voters are often asked to make important tax and spending decisions at the ballot box, yet their mastery of basic fiscal facts is ...

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Crime Trends in California

By Brandon Martin, Magnus Lofstrom

California's violent crime rate ranked 12th nationwide and was higher than the national rate of 379 per 100,000 residents. In 2019, 60% of reported violent ...

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Public Pensions in California

By Radhika Mehlotra, Patrick Murphy

In 2016, 70% of California's public pension liabilities were covered by assets, ranking 26th in the nation. Among other large states, New York ranked 4th ...

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Rethinking the California Business Climate

Indeed, annual rankings of state business climates–the costs and benefits of doing business in one state versus another–are considered to be important ...

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Managing Wildfires Requires New Strategies

By Jeffrey Mount, Henry McCann

Sep 23, 2015 ... The newest “top 20” is the Fresno-area Rough Fire, which continues to spread and rise in fire rankings since its start in July.