Growing cyclical sensitivity of state and local taxes: Annual decline in state and local taxes excluding property taxes associated with 1 percentage point rise in unemployment, pre- and post 2000

Note: The annual change in state and local taxes excluding property taxes is regressed on the annual change in the unemployment rate and a time trend. The earlier time-period includes the years from 1959 to 2000, while the later time period includes all years 2000 and after. The lines above and below the estimate represent 95% confidence intervals.

Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) Table 3.3, and BLS Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey.

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