Nonmetro youth in the labor force
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Nonmetro youth in the labor force by Sigurd R. Nilsen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economics and Statistics Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Rural youth -- Employment -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Youth -- Employment -- United States -- Statistics.

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StatementSigurd R. Nilsen.
SeriesRural development research report ;, no. 27
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economics and Statistics Service.
LC ClassificationsHD6273 .N54
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3920639M
LC Control Number81601925

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Data from the March Current Population Survey indicate that both metro and nonmetro areas face severe youth employment problems. Although 25% of the total United States labor force is comprised of youth aged , youth account for 50% of the total number of persons unemployed. Unemployment rates for metro and nonmetro youth are equal; however, a lower proportion of nonmetro youth are Author: Sigurd R. Nilsen. Drawing on theories of family organization and labor market structures, it is argued that teenagers are a useful population for research on the effects of race, household characteristics, and local labor markets on labor force participation. Predictive models of labor force participation were applied to a sample of all White and Black to year-olds residing with their parents in Author: Forrest A. Deseran, Diane Keithly. Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schaub, James D. Nonmetro labor force in the seventies. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of.   Youth in the Labor Force: Context, Trends, and Job Training Programs (Children's Issues, Laws and Programs: Social Issues, Justice and Status) [Meyer, Bradley, Rice, Joel A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Youth in the Labor Force: Context, Trends, and Job Training Programs (Children's Issues, Laws and Programs: Social Issues.

“idle” youth – those neither in the labor force nor enrolled in school. Roughly 10 percent of youth ages 16 to 24 are considered idle in Oregon and the U.S. The money earned by working teens, especially those from lower income families, helps improve their families’ finances and . The overall youth labor force participation rate was percent in July , down from a high of percent in The labor force participation rate among teenagers (those ages 16 to 19) declined even more dramatically, from percent to percent, over the same period Besen-Cassino also shows how the roots of gender and class inequality in the labor force have their beginnings in this critical labor sector. Exploring the social meaning of youth at work, and providing critical insights into labor and the youth workforce, Consuming Work contributes a deeper understanding of the changing nature of American s: 2. Drawing on studies dealing with the relationship between family and work, the authors develop a model of youth labor force participation incorporating household, local economic, and individual variables.

Rural Youth and the Labor Force. In book: Rural Society in the U.S.: Issues for the s, pp Population grew faster in nonmetro than in metro countries of the United States between.   In July , percent of to year-olds were employed, up from percent a year earlier. (The month of July typically is the summertime peak in youth employment.) The labor force participation rate for all youth was percent in July, the same as the July value in the prior two summers, but above the July low of percent in This report explains the current U.S. regulations governing child labor; provides a detailed look at youth labor in this country, including how it differs among major demographic groups and economic sectors, and over time; and describes the outcomes of young people's work activities, including occupational injuries and fatalities and other long-term consequences. Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages ) (modeled ILO estimate) from The World Bank: Data.