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.
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.