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July 2009, Vol. 132, No. 7
A portrait of the youth labor market in 13 countries, 1980–2007
Economist, Division of International Labor Comparisons, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A relatively high unemployment rate for young people has been a persistent problem in industrialized countries in recent decades; still, the number of youths who are unemployed has been falling with declining youth populations and more years spent in education.
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