The recovery for young Americans has been worse than for any other age group. Coupled with a decade of declining labor market prospects, today’s economy has left an entire generation uncertain of what the future holds. But as real earnings for the youngest segment of the workforce finally stabilize, is there reason for optimism ahead?
Join the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) for a panel discussion on the pace of economic recovery for the 80 million strong Millennial generation, and what opportunities exist for policymakers to help on key areas of concern including jobs and wages, student debt, healthcare, and their long-term financial security.
Diana G. Carew, Economist and Director of the Young American Prosperity Project, PPI
Richard Fry, Senior Economist, Pew Research Center
Chanelle Hardy, Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director, National Urban League Policy Institute
Rory O’Sullivan, Policy and Research Director, Young Invincibles
Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, PPI