By Llad Phillips, Research Director, EFP I. Introduction This post hails back to a biblical story, seven years of feast and seven years of famine. The ancient Egyptians figured out how to cope with drought, build granaries to even out the good years with the bad. Of course, the ancient Egyptians may have had an […]
Thanks to sponsor TVSB for capturing our event and hosting video of it online! Michael Bryan’s National Forecast: “The Future of Work” panel (moderated by Russ Roberts) and Peter Rupert’s Local Forecast:
On May 8th, EconTalk host and economist Russ Roberts moderated a panel called “The Future of Work” in front of a live audience at the Granada Theater. This panel, one part of our 33rd annual Economic Summit, is now available on his EconTalk website as a podcast. Please enjoy! Description : Andrew McAfee, Megan McArdle, […]
The day after we hold our economic summit in downtown Santa Barbara, we do it all over again for our friends in North Santa Barbara County. This year’s event will be May 9, 2014, at the Radisson Santa Maria. Check out our Official Flyer for all of the details.
In my post yesterday, discussing the new EDD report, I did not mention the large downward revisions for 2013. The following four figures show the revisions made to employment, unemployment, labor force, and the unemployment rate for Santa Barbara County. These revisions show a worse employment situation than previously reported by the EDD. In […]
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