LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics offers analysis below of the March jobs report for LA County published April 17th, 2020 by California EDD.
It should be noted that EDD data was based on a survey that was largely completed before the “Safer at Home” shutdowns, so it didn’t reflect the on-the-ground situation in LA County. For greater insights, please refer to the new estimates of unemployment that were published by LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics on our coronavirus page, here.
What follows is the March EDD employment report analysis.
Read pdf HERE: LA County Unemployment_March 2020b