Young People

NEW YORK-- Today's 20-somethings are the first generation, as a whole, to face downward economic mobility compared to their parents' generation, according to a new report from national policy center Demos and youth advocacy organization Young Invincibles. The report, entitled "The State of Young...
11/02/2011
Press Release
7 out of 10 high school graduates enroll in college, but the gap in enrollment between low- and high-income households was 29 percentage points.
11/02/2011
Data Byte
In the last four years have your earnings increased, decreased, or stayed the same?
11/02/2011
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"Here are some things other people in your generation have said they have delayed because of the current economy. Please tell me if you have delayed that decision because of the economy and its impact on you."
11/02/2011
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"Here are some issues that other people have raised as prioirities for congress. For each one, please tell me if you think that should be the top priority, a priority but not the top, somehwat of a priority, or a low priority."
11/02/2011
Data Byte
Demos' Tamara Draut sits down with Dylan Ratigan to discuss the Demos report "The State of Young America: Economic Barriers to the American Dream."
11/02/2011
Video
Student aid has not kept up with increasing costs.  In 1980 the maximum Pell Grant covered 69% of attendance, today it covers 34%.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
Union membership is declining for all workers, but declines are faster among young workers.  Only 10% of young workers are union members.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
"If not insured, which of the following BEST explains why you do not have health insurance?"
11/01/2011
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And in which of the following ranges does the personal debt that you owe fall, including credit cards, student loans, car loans, money you owe other individuals, and any other debt you have, but not including a mortgage?
11/01/2011
Data Byte
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