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California’s Jobs Recovery Has Been Stronger than We Thought

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

While overall employment is still below pre-pandemic levels, the pace of the COVID recovery is unprecedented. Still, some key sectors of the economy have been slower to rebound.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

Key findings include Majorities of Californians across party lines support sanctioning Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, even if sanctions lead to higher energy prices. A third of Californians—and nearly half of lower-income residents—say recent price increases have caused serious financial hardship in their households. Over half of Californians are concerned about covering their housing costs, and six in ten say homelessness is a big problem in their part of the state. Partisans are divided on the need for restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19.

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Two Years of Wide Variation in Crime Trends

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Increases in crime during the first year and a half of the pandemic—particularly in homicide and aggravated assault—have been troubling, but most crime numbers are now relatively close to the low levels seen over the last decade.

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The Pandemic’s Effects on Higher Education

By Hans Johnson, Kevin Cook, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Jacob Jackson

COVID-19 has created wide-ranging disruptions for college students and the institutions they attend. Looking ahead, a focus on student-centered policies and programs that improve access, completion, and equity will be critical.

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Two Years of COVID in California

By Ashlyn Perri

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, PPIC has provided insights on the far-reaching impact of the pandemic. Two years in, we reflect on what COVID-19 has meant for California—and how it has reshaped our lives.

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Video: Two Years of COVID in California

By Ashlyn Perri

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, PPIC has provided insights on the far-reaching impact of the pandemic. Two years in, we reflect on what COVID-19 has meant for California—and how it has reshaped our lives.

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