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Past · March 23, 2022

COVID in California: What Have We Learned about the Economy?

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event

March 23, 2022 · 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


About the Program

This March marks the two-year anniversary of the first pandemic-related lockdowns in California. We have now endured several waves of the virus and faced numerous, shifting challenges. What lessons have emerged about our state’s economy? How can we move forward and address major concerns still facing California? Join PPIC vice president and senior fellow Lande Ajose in a wide-ranging discussion with Betty T. Yee, California State Controller.


11:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lande Ajose, Vice President and Walter and Esther Hewlett Chair in Understanding California’s Future and Senior Fellow, PPIC

11:05 a.m. Conversation
Lande Ajose, PPIC
Betty T. Yee, California State Controller

11:45 a.m. Audience Q&A

12:00 p.m. Adjourn


Lande Ajose

Waverley Street Foundation

Betty T. Yee




Economy Health & Safety Net Political Landscape Population Water, Land & Air