Number of 'disconnected youth' on the rise

Nov 30, 2012
Millions of young people are out of school and have no jobs.
Posted In: youth, high school, Jobs

On economy, young voters sound like everybody else

Nov 5, 2012
College students speak out on economic issues they're thinking about this election year, from taxes to the deficit.
Posted In: voters, youth

An age-old pre-occupation: The fountain of youth

Sep 14, 2012
There's a price to be paid for aging gracefully
Posted In: Senior moment, youth, Retirement

Utility tries to head off 'Silver Tsunami'

Aug 30, 2012
The northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is hoping to lure a new, younger workforce ahead of the retirement of many of its workers.
Posted In: Youth Radio, young workers, youth

Young workers seek new paths to jobs

Aug 23, 2012
With the youth unemployment rate at double the national average, many young workers are finding that the path they thought would lead to a career -- go to college, work hard, land a job -- may not be for them.
Posted In: workers, youth, Youth Radio

French candidates face 'Young & Poor' voters

Apr 20, 2012
A ratings agency in France evaluates how presidential candidates plan to tackle the country's dire youth employment problem.
Posted In: France, youth

Youth unemployment in Europe at dangerous levels

Apr 6, 2012
While the U.S. continues to see optimistic job gains, the situation in Europe is not looking so hopeful. The worst affected group by far are the young.
Posted In: youth, Unemployment

'Boomerang Generation' hurts the economy

Mar 28, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says young adults who return home to live with their parents are sapping the economy of needed vitality.
Posted In: youth, generation y, unemployed, Jobs

Wages falling for young, educated adults

Mar 7, 2012
A study by the Economic Policy Institute has found that for men and women between 23 and 29, the average income dropped between 7 and 11 percent in the past decade.
Posted In: youth, wages, Jobs

Emory students look to the uncertain future

Mar 5, 2012
Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, Education, youth