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Video: A Conversation with Leon Panetta February 2 2021 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.
Looking Ahead to California’s 2021 Labor Market January 22 2021 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?
Video: A Conversation with Cabinet Secretary Ana Matosantos December 18 2020 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.
Federal Action—or Inaction—Will Shape California’s Recovery December 10 2020 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.
Will This Recession Deepen California’s Economic Divide? December 7 2020 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.