Workers Without College Degrees Face Unprecedented Job Losses Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia May 29 2020 Job losses during the COVID-19 crisis, which already far exceed those of the Great Recession, have been especially large among less-educated workers.
California’s Economy Takes a Hit Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune May 28 2020 The unemployment rate has at least doubled in all but nine counties during the COVID-19 pandemic, and job loss has affected every sector of the state’s economy.
Public Higher Education in California Faces a Fiscal Crisis Kevin Cook, Hans Johnson May 20 2020 With a sharp decline in state revenues due to COVID-19, California’s public colleges and universities face significant funding cuts that could reduce student access and services.
Lessons from the Great Recession Can Protect College Students Today Kevin Cook, Hans Johnson April 29 2020 State funding for public higher education saw deep cuts during the last downturn, while for-profit colleges moved to the forefront.
The Coronavirus Pandemic Will Test the State’s Budget Reserves Radhika Mehlotra, Jennifer Paluch April 20 2020 State reserve policies enacted since the Great Recession have boosted the capacity of California’s budget to weather a downturn, but a major recession due to COVID-19 would pose significant fiscal challenges.