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California Is Inching toward a Jobs Recovery

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

Jul 22, 2021 ... Job growth and wage gains, especially in the leisure and hospitality sector, show that some hard-hit California workers are benefiting from ...

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The California Economy: Employment Update

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

California's robust job growth slowed slightly in 2016 … At the end of 2016, employment growth in California was up 2.2% year-to-year.


How Can California Spur Job Creation?

By David Neumark

California has both short- and long-term unemployment problems. This report examines the effectiveness of two direct job creation policies: hiring credits ...

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Hiring Credits Could Help Spur Job Creation

SAN FRANCISCO, February 2, 2011—Offering employers subsidies to hire recently unemployed workers can spur job creation and help the state recover from the ...


Do California’s Enterprise Zones Create Jobs?

By David Neumark, Jed Kolko

California's enterprise zone program was established to spur business and job creation in economically distressed areas. Offering tax credits and other ...

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Glimmers of Hope for California in the April Jobs Report?

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

May 25, 2021 ... Although unemployment rates are unchanged, California added 102,000 jobs between March and April. A small dose of good news: job growth was ...

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Good News on the California Economy

By Marisol Cuellar Mejia

Mar 17, 2014 ... Previous estimates had not pegged either of these industries with the fastest job growth. Construction jobs grew at an average annual rate of 8 ...