Economic & Revenue Forecasting

The Center is a leader in delivering accurate, rigorously constructed revenue forecasts and economic outlooks

Home to some of California’s foremost economic forecasters, the Center is a leader in delivering accurate, rigorously constructed economic outlooks for geographic regions, public revenue, and occupations and industries. Employing proprietary econometric models,the Center’s forecasts are in high demand and have been used by cities and counties across the western United States, banks and hedge funds, real estate firms, and major health care organizations.

In analyzing public revenues, the Center has a proven history of delivering accurate forecasts for sales tax, property tax, fees and assessments, and other local- and state-level revenue sources.

Our staff is on record as being among the first and most accurate forecasters of the 2007 mortgage market meltdown and the global recession that followed. The Center, with its combination of creativity, top-tier analytic skills, and PhD-level training, gives our clients the information they need to effectively plan for a changing economy.

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State-Level Revenue Forecasts

California State Controller’s Office

Local-Level Revenue Forecasts

Local-Level Revenue Forecasts

City of Oakland, California

Assessed Valuation Forecast and Developer Fee Revenue Forecast

Assessed Valuation Forecast and Developer Fee Revenue Forecast

Los Angeles Unified School District

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National-State-County Level Economic Forecast

Orange County Transportation Authority

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Regional Sales Tax and Revenue Forecast

Riverside County Transportation Commission

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For further information about our economic and revenue forecasting services and expertise, please contact:

Director of Business Development Rick Smith at rick.smith@ucr.edu or 951.827.2792, or Deputy Director Sherif Hanna at sherif.hanna@ucr.edu or 951.827.2792.