California Policy Analysis

New Budget Center Analysis

This report looks at income inequality in Silicon Valley and the role local and state policies could play in broadening economic opportunity.

California Policy Analysis

First Look

Read our analysis of Governor Brown's May Revision of his proposed 2016-17 state budget.

California Women's Well-Being Index

California Women's Well-Being Index

New Budget Center Interactive

How are women faring across our state? This online resource includes information on women's health and safety, economic standing, and political participation for each county.

California Policy Analysis

Sentencing in California: Moving Toward a Smarter, More Cost-Effective Approach

California Policy Analysis

Interactive Tool on State EITC

This online feature shows how working Californians can benefit from the state's new Earned Income Tax Credit.

California Policy Analysis

Storylines That Are Holding Back Broader Economic Opportunity in California

"Steady as you go." "Boom and bust."

Chris Hoene discusses why California must move past these ways of thinking about the state budget.