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About Selma Hepp

Selma Hepp is Pacific Union's Vice President of Business Intelligence. Her previous positions include Chief Economist at Trulia, senior economist for the California Association of Realtors and economist, and manager of public policy and homeownership at the National Association of Realtors. She holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and Design from the University of Maryland.

California’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 16-Year Low

Although California’s April jobs report was somewhat of a disappointment, the number of unemployed residents has declined to the lowest rate since the dot-com era. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest state, Bay Area, and Southern California job numbers.

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