Contributor(s)

Sheila Palma, Northeastern University - Center for Labor Market Studies

Abstract

Deteriorating teen employment rates during a growing national labor market is unprecedented. Declines in teen employment rates over the past seven years (2000-2007) have been widespread across age, gender, race-ethnic, educational attainment, household income, and geographic subgroups.

Notes

This report was published in March 2008 and was prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Labor, Health, Human Services and Education, Washington, D.C. by the Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Keywords

teens, young adults, employment analysis

Subject Categories

Teenagers - Employement, Summer employment

Disciplines

Labor Economics

Publisher

Northeastern University

Publication Date

3-2008

Rights Holder

Northeastern University

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