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Struggling Youth Remain Optimistic

America's teens and adults both think the nation's economic troubles have hit youth harder than anyone, but youth are still optimistic about their futures.
Information Update
March 7, 2012
 

Those are among the findings of this recent survey from the Pew Research Center, Young, Underemployed and Optimistic: Coming of Age, Slowly, in a Tough Economy. Among the conclusions: The public says today's young adults have it harder than their parents did; tough economic times are altering young adults' daily lives and long-term plans; and youths' level of optimism about having enough money now and in the future remains undiminished from 2004.