The Decline in Summer Youth Employment

Decline in the labor force participation is an often-discussed topic of the recent Great Recession and its recovery. Numerous demographic factors have played a role in the decline, including the growing number of older Americans and their decreasing labor force participation rates. However, there has been a real effect from the decline of youth employment – primarily youth seeking summer work.[1] This article discusses youth summer employment in North Carolina, and its changes over the past…

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