Young and jobless
St. Paul, Minn. — Hundreds of thousands of young Americans cannot find work or cannot find work that utilizes their skills.
According to September jobs numbers, the overall unemployment number is now at 9.1 percent.
We discuss the impact of and reasons behind the startling unemployment rates for the young.
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- William Darity: Professor of Public Policy at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. He also has an appointments in economics and African and African American Studies.
- David Gergen: senior political analyst for CNN and has served as an adviser to four U.S. presidents. He is a professor of public service and the director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School.