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Economists say youth unemployment is a concern

posted on December 13, 2013

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Economists David Swenson and Ernie Goss say they're concerned with youth unemployment because of the impact that demographic has on the entire work force. They say the economy needs skilled, engaged, experienced, young workers in order to thrive, but there's a disparity between opportunities for young workers in rural areas versus urban areas.

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