Tag: Dave Kilby

Post-COVID-19 Economy: Case for the ‘V’

Overview: Is Hysteria the New Normal? The good news is that the number of new, confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States has,...

U.S., State Economies Show Steady Growth; Political Rhetoric Disconnected from Reality

The Great Un-Recession When we look back at 2019 there will be plenty of negative memories—from the theatrics that have dominated national politics to the...

Record Economic Expansion Near; Housing Costs Dampen State’s Dynamism

U.S. Outlook Better Than Expected, But Not as Good as It Looks The stock market sell-off that began at the end of 2018, combined with certain...

Deadline Approaching to Nominate Outstanding Small Business Leaders

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. Nominations are due by April 22. The...

U.S. Growth Pace Slowing, Housing Flat; State Solutions Require Urgency, Patience

Looking back, 2018 was clearly a solid year for the U.S. economy, with vastly more positives than negatives to reflect on. Acceleration in growth...

Economic Advisory Council: Data Showing Balanced Growth Contrasts with Public Pessimism on State of...

The outlook for the U.S. economy hasn’t changed much over the course of 2018, despite the fact that the nation is on the edge...

Economic Advisory Council: U.S Economic Expansion Continues, But Growth Surge May Be Temporary

Far from losing steam, the U.S. economy has been on a solid upswing lately. But as always, a deeper look at the data suggests...

Economic Advisory Council: Worker Shortage, Chronic Lack of Housing Constrain Potential for California Growth

For most of the post-recession era, the California economy has been among the fastest growing of the 50 states, both in terms of job...

State Economic Growth Slows; Constraints Include Labor, Housing, Uncertainty

California at Cruise Speed Like the U.S., California’s economy continued to roll forward in the first part of 2017. The unemployment rate edged down, nonfarm...

Disruption in Washington, D.C. Heightens Economic Uncertainty in California

The California economy remains on track despite the uncertainty created by the disruptive political environment that has characterized the early months of the Trump...

Uncertain Political-Economic Environment Spawns California ‘Rogue One’ Reactions

California has good reason to be concerned about the moves afoot in Washington, according to the latest quarterly report from the California Chamber of...

U.S. Outlook About to Get Bumpy; State Initiatives Have Tax Implications

California has stayed on course with a solid economic performance through the first three quarters of 2016 despite slower growth nationally, according to the...

Economy Pushes Through Global Turbulence; State Still Among Fastest Growing in U.S.

The California economy, like the nation overall, slowed its pace of growth over the past year. Still, the state remains one of the fastest...

California Poised for Economic Growth; Housing Affordability Challenge Emerges

Economic Advisory Council Report - May 27, 2016 The U.S. economy started off on a down note in 2016, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth...

California Economy: Still Outpacing the Nation

California has a lot to crow about. In the last four years the state has accelerated to become one of the fastest growing in...

State Job Growth Outpaces Nation; Inland Lags Behind Tech-Driven Coastal Areas

The state’s economic recovery has been extremely uneven, with the strongest growth coming along the coast, particularly in areas benefiting from the state’s leading...

Economic Advisory Council: Despite Drought, Challenges, California Continues Strong Economic Growth

Despite an ongoing drought and economic hurdles, California continues to enjoy strong overall economic growth, according to a recent report by the California Chamber...

Economic Advisory Council: California Economy Maintains Momentum as Ports Bounce Back, Tax Revenues Surge

California’s economy appears to be maintaining strong momentum through the first few months of 2015, even though the state’s economy continues to be  impacted...

State Economy Strengthens in Face of Port, Drought, Domestic Outmigration Challenges

California’s economy continues to power forward, with many of the Golden State’s largest and most important industries gaining momentum over the course of 2014,...