21 September 2023
Chris Tilly navigates California’s labor landscape and growth challenges
Chris Tilly, a professor and labor studies expert at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Policy, recently garnered attention in a New York Times article that explored the constraints on California’s economic expansion. In this episode, Tilly examines California’s dynamic workforce and its potential to set a precedent for overcoming limited growth nationwide. He delves into key topics such as the ongoing labor unrest in the state, the proposed creation of a wage-setting board, and the adoption of a $20 minimum wage for fast-food workers. With his deep expertise in labor markets, inequality, and public policy, Tilly provides an insightful look at the shifting labor landscape in the Golden State.