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Sarah Bohn
Research Fellow

California economy, poverty and income distribution, higher education and workforce

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Sarah Bohn is a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and the PPIC Higher Education Center. A labor economist, she focuses on how policy affects individual and family economic well-being, with particular attention to low-income and vulnerable populations. Her recent research focuses on social safety net policy and job training through public career technical education. She has published research on poverty, income inequality, the workforce skills gap, California’s community colleges, and the labor market impact of immigration policy. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

curriculum vitae

Californians and the 2020 Census
California’s Future
California’s Future: Economy
Reducing Child Poverty in California: A Look at Housing Costs, Wages, and the Safety Net
Child Poverty in California
Poverty in California
Higher Education in California
Higher Education in California: Addressing California’s Skills Gap
Higher Education in California: Expanding College Access
The California Economy: Employment Update
The California Economy: Unemployment Update
Geography of Child Poverty in California
Improving California Children’s Participation in Nutrition Programs
Career Technical Education in Health: An Overview of Student Success at California’s Community Colleges
Health Training Pathways at California’s Community Colleges
Income Inequality and the Safety Net in California
Will California Run Out of College Graduates?
The California Economy: Underemployed and Discouraged Workers
Child Poverty and the Social Safety Net in California
California’s Health Workforce Needs: Training Allied Workers
California’s Need for Skilled Workers
The California Poverty Measure: A New Look at the Social Safety Net
The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges
The Great Recession and Distribution of Income in California
Immigrants and the Labor Market
Lessons from the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act
New Patterns of Immigrant Settlement in California
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