The collapse of the national teen job market and the case for an immediate summer and year round youth jobs creation program

Title:
The collapse of the national teen job market and the case for an immediate summer and year round youth jobs creation program
Creator:
Sum, Andrew (Author)
Khatiwada, Ishwar (Author)
McLaughlin, Joseph (Author)
Contributor:
Sheila Palma, Northeastern University - Center for Labor Market Studies (Contributor)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Northeastern University, March 01, 2008
Type of resource:
Text
Genre:
Reports
Format:
electronic
Digital origin:
born digital
Abstract/Description:

Deteriorating teen employment rates during a growing national labor market is unprecedented. Declines in teen employment rates over the past seven years (2000-2007) have been widespread across age, gender, race-ethnic, educational attainment, household income, and geographic subgroups.

Comments:

This report was published in March 2008 and was prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Labor, Health, Human Services and Education, Washington, D.C. by the Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Subjects and keywords:
Teenagers - Employement, Summer employment
teens
young adults
employment analysis
Labor Economics
Permanent URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d10015383

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