The stakes of youth unemployment
Apr 4, 2019

The stakes of youth unemployment

Will tomorrow's jobs numbers signal a slowing economy? Plus: The consequences of youth unemployment? And Australia passes a law that could mean jail and fines for execs of social media companies that fail to remove violent content.

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The cost of youth unemployment

Apr 4, 2019
There are about 4.5 million young adults in their late teens and early 20s who are neither in school nor working.
Ricco Williams of Euclid, Ohio, never finished high school, but recently enrolled in a free tutoring program to prepare for the GED exam.
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Was February's lackluster job growth a blip or a trend?

Apr 4, 2019
With the March jobs figure coming out Friday, what will economists be looking for?
Job seekers arrive at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for The Opportunity Hiring Fair in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2017.

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