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Does California Fly Data-Blind?
November 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The California Policy Lab, launched in January 2017, is committed to improving the lives of Californians through data-driven policy. Come learn about how the lab began and what progress we’ve made in our inaugural year. We’ll talk about our current research projects and our vision for using administrative data to generate transformative evidence for the nation’s largest and most important state.
Jesse Rothstein is a professor of public policy and economics at UC Berkeley, and director (on sabbatical 2017-18) of the IRLE. His research focuses on labor economics, tax policy, and educational outcomes. He is the faculty director of the California Policy Lab.
Evan White is executive director of the California Policy Lab. An expert on housing, discrimination policy, and consumer finance, he is a former senior advisor at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau.