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Unemployment, Education and Small Business: A Look at the Local Economy with Peter Rupert

Unemployment, Education and Small Business: A Look at the Local Economy with Peter Rupert

Podcast February 4, 2021 by Regional Pulse Podcast

Michelle Martinich, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at American Riviera Bank sits down with Peter Rupert, Professor of Economics at the University of California at Santa Barbara to discuss the economy on the Central Coast, including the pandemic's impact on unemployment, local businesses, and education, and the long-term ramifications we can expect to see as a result. Peter serves as the Director of the Economic Forecast Project and is the Associate Director of the Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance at UCSB.

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