Down to the Wire on Unemployment Benefits Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune July 24 2020 As Congress considers action on the soon-to-expire supplemental unemployment benefit, California is expected to face high unemployment and other economic challenges in the coming months.
Commentary: Improving Forest Health Can Build Jobs, Economies in Rural California Henry McCann, Van Butsic July 6 2020 Putting Californians to work improving the health of the state’s headwater forests would boost economic recovery and reduce wildfire risk.
Are California’s Jobs Rebounding? Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune June 25 2020 Job losses across the state’s economy have leveled off, but California still has among the highest unemployment rates in the nation.
The Economic Toll of COVID-19 on Self-Employed Workers Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune June 15 2020 Independent contractors, freelancers, and gig workers account for more than one-quarter of Californians providing personal care, household upkeep, or other services—areas especially hard hit during the pandemic.