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GettyImages 186653928 Capitol CA Flag Smaller 640×288 Video: Californians and Their Government PPIC’s Dean Bonner and Mark Baldassare discuss new statewide survey findings on Governor Newsom’s job approval, the gubernatorial recall effort, Californians’ economic outlook, and other topics. Read More
photo - Mom With Daughter Putting Groceries In Car Testimony: Access to Anti-Poverty Programs for Californians in Need In legislative testimony, PPIC’s Sarah Bohn discussed the economic effects of the current downturn and the role of safety net programs in addressing poverty and related challenges. Read More
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
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