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Employment and disconnection among teens and young adults: The role of place, race, and education

May 24, 2016, Martha Ross and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka

Young people in their late teens and early 20s stand at a pivotal point as they transition into adulthood. Although they typically have higher unemployment rates than older workers, the Great Recession and slow recovery have focused attention on the challenges young people face when progressing from adolescence and school into full-time employment enabling self-sufficiency.

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