Youth & Economy
Survey Details: Conducted Dec, 2011 | File Release Date: 22 Feb 2013
A Gender Reversal On Career Aspirations
In a reversal of traditional gender roles, young women now surpass young men in the importance they place on having a high-paying career or profession.
The Boomerang Generation
If there’s supposed to be a stigma attached to living with mom and dad through one’s late twenties or early thirties, today’s “boomerang generation” didn’t get that memo.
Young, Underemployed and Optimistic
Young adults hit hard by the recession. A plurality of the public believes young adults, rather than middle-aged or older adults, are having the toughest time in today’s economy.
Rising Share of Americans See Conflict Between Rich and Poor
The Occupy Wall Street movement no longer occupies Wall Street, but the issue of class conflict has captured a growing share of the national consciousness.