Youth in the Balance
PGDA Working Papers from Program on the Global Demography of Aging
From the unemployment lines of Europe and Japan to the swarming streets of Cairo and Lagos, the world’s youth are feeling the pinch of the global economic crisis and are demanding change.Whether it’s the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in the United States or the mass rallies of the Arab world, young people have been jolted into action and are leading the response to diminished opportunities and unfulfilled aspirations.
Keywords: youth; economic crisis; action; aspirations (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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