2016 Class Kudos

Submitted by ub on Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:36

According to Economic Policy Institute figures, college graduates were hit hard in the Great Recession. While young graduates’ economic prospects have brightened in recent years, they still face elevated unemployment rates and stagnant wages. Many groups including young graduates of color entering the workforce face particularly difficult economic realities.

This report looks at trends in unemployment, underemployment, and wages of young high school and college graduates to paint a picture of the economy facing the Class of 2016.

But the following report claims that 2016 graduates are in the best position over the past ten years. This Year's College Grads Are The Luckiest In A Decade