America's Youth Unemployment Problem Could Cost $18 Billion Over The Next Decade

May 20, 2013 | | Huffington Post |

 

Though Americans of all ages suffered as a result of the Great Recession, the downturn dealt a particularly harsh blow to young people, as employers opted for suddenly plentiful workers with more experience. As a result, nearly half of the nation’s unemployed are under 34 years old, according to an April report from public policy organization Demos.

Read the report: Stuck: Young America's Persistent Job Crisis