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SHORT READ | MAY 14, 2021
College graduates in the year of COVID-19 experienced a drop in employment, labor force participation
The challenges of a COVID-19 economy are clear for 2020 college graduates, who have experienced downturns in employment and labor force participation.
REPORT | MAY 18, 2021
First-Generation College Graduates Lag Behind Their Peers on Key Economic Outcomes
REPORT | MAY 26, 2021
Gen Z, Millennials Stand Out for Climate Change Activism, Social Media Engagement With Issue
REPORT | MAY 14, 2020
What We Know About Gen Z So Far
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SHORT READ | AUG 11, 2021
Democrats overwhelmingly favor free college tuition, while Republicans are divided by age, education
Among all U.S. adults, 63% favor making tuition at public colleges free, including 37% who strongly favor the proposal.
SHORT READ | JUN 7, 2021
During the pandemic, teen summer employment hit its lowest point since the Great Recession
Fewer than a third (30.8%) of U.S. teens had a paying job last summer. In 2019, 35.8% of teens worked over the summer.
SHORT READ | APR 29, 2021
Key facts about Asian Americans, a diverse and growing population
A record 22 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
SHORT READ | FEB 12, 2021
Boomers, Silents still have most seats in Congress, though number of Millennials, Gen Xers is up slightly
Even as younger generations gain representation in Congress, older generations still make up the majority of senators and representatives.
SHORT READ | JAN 26, 2021
A rising share of working parents in the U.S. say it’s been difficult to handle child care during the pandemic
52% of employed parents with children younger than 12 say it has been difficult to handle child care responsibilities during the pandemic.
REPORT | JAN 13, 2021
The State of Online Harassment
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted. Growing shares face more severe online abuse such as sexual harassment or stalking
SHORT READ | DEC 3, 2020
Social trust in advanced economies is lower among young people and those with less education
A median of 62% of adults across the 14 countries surveyed this summer generally believe most people can be trusted.
SHORT READ | NOV 30, 2020
Prior to COVID-19, child poverty rates had reached record lows in U.S.
In 2019, the share of American children living in poverty was on a downward trajectory, reaching record lows across racial and ethnic groups.
SHORT READ | NOV 9, 2020
The pace of Boomer retirements has accelerated in the past year
In the third quarter of 2020, about 28.6 million Baby Boomers reported that they were out of the labor force due to retirement.
SHORT READ | SEP 23, 2020
Gen Z eligible voters reflect the growing racial and ethnic diversity of U.S. electorate
The share of Gen Z voters who are Hispanic is significantly higher than the share among other groups of voters.

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