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[PMX:#] [IWS] Brookings: THE PLUMMETING LABOR MARKET FORTUNES OF TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS [14 March 2014]
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The Plummeting Labor Market Fortunes of Teens and Young Adults [14 March 2014]
By: Andrew Sum, Ishwar Khatiwada, Mykhaylo Trubskyy, Martha Ross, Walter McHugh and Sheila Palma
[full-text, 28 pages]
Employment prospects for teens and young adults in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas plummeted between 2000 and 2011. On a number of measures—employment rates, labor force underutilization, unemployment, and year-round joblessness—teens and young adults fared poorly, and sometimes disastrously. This report provides a number of strategies to reduce youth joblessness and labor force underutilization.
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