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Unemployment, Student Debt Poses Huge Risks For Young People, Economic Future


First Posted: 11/22/10 09:53 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

Baseline Scenario:

Even after a slight boost in jobs growth, unemployment for 18-24 year olds stands at 24.7%. For 20-24 year olds, it hovers at 15.2%. These conservative estimates, using the Bureau of Labor Statistics U3 measure, do not reflect the number of marginally attached or discouraged young workers feeling the lag from a nearly moribund job market.

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Filed by T.J. Ortenzi  |