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Youth in the Balance

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  • David E. Bloom

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    (Harvard School of Public Health)

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    From the unemployment lines of Europe and Japan to the swarming streets of Cairo and Lagos, the world’s youth are feeling the pinch of the global economic crisis and are demanding change.Whether it’s the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in the United States or the mass rallies of the Arab world, young people have been jolted into action and are leading the response to diminished opportunities and unfulfilled aspirations.

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    Paper provided by Program on the Global Demography of Aging in its series PGDA Working Papers with number 9212.

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    Date of creation: Mar 2012
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    Keywords: youth; economic crisis; action; aspirations;

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    1. International Labour Office, 2012. "Global employment trends 2012 : preventing a deeper jobs crisis," Global Employment Trends Reports 467984, International Labour Office, Economic and Labour Market Analysis Department.
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