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July 24, 2015 - The Sacramento Bee describes how the California Lottery is now booming thanks to changes made in 2010. These changes were based in part to a financial analysis conducted by Dr. Adams showing that increased prize payouts could double the Lottery's sales. 

May 29, 2015 - Read our latest posting at 
Fox & Hounds Daily about how placing sales taxes on services won't help upward mobility in California

March 9, 2015 - Read our posting at 
Fox & Hounds Daily about how banning plastic bags in California makes little economic sense

February 18, 2015 - Read our posting at 
Fox & Hounds Daily about how the proposed Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) in California's SB 350 promises to dramatically increase the price of electricity in the state

September 16, 2014 - The California Drivers Alliance released Encina Advisors' economic impact study on placing transportation fuels under the state's Cap-and-Trade Program. The study finds that placing fuels under the cap is expected to cost California over 18,000 jobs next year, but with about a one-in-five chance will cost over 66,000 jobs.

Welcome to Encina Advisors, llc

Based in Davis, California, we are the Sacramento area's premier economics consulting firm. Certified as a California small business, we produce focused, impactful studies for companies, non-profits and government agencies on important issues of public policy. Our research and analysis provides our clients with the information and insight needed to drive their strategic and operational goals. 

Our consulting engagements span multiple policy arenas, including:
  • Government operations
  • Regional economic development
  • Higher education
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Defense
  • Energy and natural resources
  • State lotteries
We work closely with our clients to understand their specific situations, including their goals, operational risks and political sensitivities. We use our data-intensive research and analysis to develop effective solutions to our clients' problems. And we communicate our results in a clear and credible manner to policymakers and stakeholders. In this way we help our clients succeed locally, in Sacramento, or nationally.

Encina Advisors, llc: Improving government through research and analysis
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