The Recession Robbed Every Young Worker of $22,000

February 10, 2014

This shouldn’t shock anyone: America has a jobs crisis and it’s taking a serious toll on young workers. Battered and bruised by an economy that hasn’t recovered from the Wall Street recession, nearly 16% of workers younger than 25 remain out of work, roughly 1 in 5 Americans between 25 and 34 are neither working nor attending school and half of recent college graduates are working jobs that don't require a college degree.

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