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photo - Restaurant Worker Wearing Mask and Hanging Closed Sign on Door Views of California’s Economy Vary by Race and Income More than two-thirds of Californians think the state is in an economic recession. Whites and African Americans are more likely than other racial groups to say the recession is serious, and concerns about job loss are greater among African Americans, Latinos, and lower-income Californians. Read More
photo - Cafeteria Worker Wearing Mask and Cleaning Outside Table Commentary: An Equitable Recovery for California Requires Two Key Strategies The current economic downturn has had an outsized impact on low-wage workers, communities of color, and women, and threatens to widen inequality. The right short- and long-term policies could help those most affected while broadening economic opportunity. Read More
photo - Woman Wearing Mask and Waiting for a Job Interview Looking Ahead to California’s 2021 Labor Market With a surge in COVID-19 cases in recent months, employment in California has taken a hit. Given the continued challenges posed by the pandemic, what can we expect from the state’s labor market this year? Read More
photo - Mark Baldassare and Ana Matosantos Video: A Conversation with Cabinet Secretary Ana Matosantos Ana Matosantos, cabinet secretary to Governor Newsom, talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about managing the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps California is taking to foster a strong economic recovery. Read More
photo - Man in Car Wearing Mask and Picking Up Box of Food Video: Income Inequality and Economic Opportunity in California An expert panel discusses new PPIC research on the economic divide in California and explores ways to create an equitable recovery from the current downturn. Read More
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