Your uncomfortable stories of trying to dress like you belong

by Tony Wagner Aug 15, 2019
The brands change, but the class anxiety doesn't get any more comfortable.
For a solid decade-plus, this is what teens were told to aspire too.
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Tiananmen 30 years on: What are China's youth worried about?

by Jennifer Pak Jun 4, 2019
China's college students are not just concerned with job prospects but also how to have a more balanced life.
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FOMO in China is a $7 billion industry

by Jennifer Pak Sep 13, 2018
A government-backed study says the country's internet users are worried about missing out on online knowledge and are willing to pay for educational podcasts.
For the sake of his daughter Yao Yao, Chen Jun said he’s always on the lookout to upgrade his skills and improve his financial prospects by buying things like educational podcasts.
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African-Americans, women and millennials have more economic anxiety than the rest of the country

by Sarah Menendez Mar 7, 2018
Whether your economic anxiety has increased or decreased in the last year depends on who you are, according to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
Pedestrians walk by a building advertising available retail space on Lexington Avenue on February 8, 2018 in New York. 
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The midlife economic anxiety crisis

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Mar 18, 2016
The most anxious people in our economic anxiety poll are 35 to 54-year-olds.
Ira Baron and his wife, Sharon Simon.
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What if you lost your job?

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 28, 2015
We talked to people in Albuquerque, New Mexico, about job security.
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Why so many people support the social safety net

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Oct 28, 2015
Majorities in our poll backed spending on unemployment insurance and job training.

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A look at economic anxiety around the country

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 27, 2015
Some feel stuck in their current financial situation.
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How anxious do you feel about your finances?

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 26, 2015
We talked to folks around the country about their economic anxiety.
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Economic anxiety is keeping people up at night

by Kai Ryssdal, Dave Shaw, and Mukta Mohan Oct 26, 2015
DC Bureau Chief Dave Shaw explains the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll results.

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