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photo - Leon Panetta Video: A Conversation with Leon Panetta Former secretary of defense and White House chief of staff Leon Panetta talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about federal and state efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and discusses the role of political leadership during turbulent times. 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 - US Capitol Federal Action—or Inaction—Will Shape California’s Recovery State policymakers have many options for helping promote an equitable recovery from the current downturn. But federal policy choices will have an outsized impact on California’s workers and families, especially in the short term. Read More
photo - Man at Kitchen Sink Looking Out Window Will This Recession Deepen California’s Economic Divide? The current downturn is having a disproportionate impact on low-income Californians and communities of color. Deliberate policy action can help create an equitable recovery and broaden long-term economic opportunity. Read More
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