Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Youth Unemployment Rates, by Race and Ethnicity

Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Youth Unemployment Rates, by Race and Ethnicity

Published: Sep 30, 2021
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Schultz Family Foundation
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Tracking Youth Unemployment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Time frame: 2020 – 2022

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Schultz Family Foundation

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a comparison of data from April–August 2021 and data from the same period a year earlier show that youth unemployment rates continue to decrease from the peak experienced in April 2020. However, the speed of economic recovery varies across youth from different racial and ethnic groups.

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