"Neither political party has really articulated an economic vision that will address the challenges faced by young adults. The solutions we’re seeing are sort of recycled solutions from the past."

Aaron Smith, co-founder and executive director of Young Invincibles, speaking about Millennials at our Generations in the Next America symposium.  

The higher their level of education, the more likely an individual is to say that his or her current job is a career or a steppingstone toward a career, a relationship that also crosses generational boundaries.
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The higher their level of education, the more likely an individual is to say that his or her current job is a career or a steppingstone toward a career, a relationship that also crosses generational boundaries.

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NEW REPORT: The Rising Cost of Not Going to College
Who smokes cigarettes in America?
"Thanks to the aging of today’s middle-aged demographic bulge and ongoing improvements in life expectancy, the population of seniors is projected to surge, increasing from 530.5 million in 2010 to 1.5 billion in 2050. The result will be a much older world, a future in which roughly one-in-six people is expected to be 65 and older by 2050, double the proportion today."

— from our new report: Attitudes about Aging: A Global Perspective

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Who’s the boss? Whites still dominate in the corporate suite: 16% of all whites are bosses, compared with 6% of blacks and 4% of Hispanics, the survey found.

Who’s the boss? Whites still dominate in the corporate suite: 16% of all whites are bosses, compared with 6% of blacks and 4% of Hispanics, the survey found.

Among household heads who are fathers, some are more likely to be single dads than others. Single fatherhood is generally more prevalent among younger, less educated, poorer and non-white fathers.

Among household heads who are fathers, some are more likely to be single dads than others. Single fatherhood is generally more prevalent among younger, less educated, poorer and non-white fathers.

Wealth inequality in the U.S. is even greater than income inequality. NYU economist Edward Wolff has found that, while the highest-earning fifth of U.S. families earned 59.1% of all income, the richest fifth held 88.9% of all wealth.
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Wealth inequality in the U.S. is even greater than income inequality. NYU economist Edward Wolff has found that, while the highest-earning fifth of U.S. families earned 59.1% of all income, the richest fifth held 88.9% of all wealth.

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Not only do bosses earn more money, they are significantly more likely than workers to think of their job as a career (78% vs. 44%) and less likely to say it’s just a job to get them by (13% vs. 36%).

Not only do bosses earn more money, they are significantly more likely than workers to think of their job as a career (78% vs. 44%) and less likely to say it’s just a job to get them by (13% vs. 36%).

"Roughly half of Hispanics (46%) are looking forward to the World Cup, compared with 15% of non-Hispanic whites"

What to anticipate in 2014? Many young adults say soccer’s World Cup

In the wake of the news about Twitter’s IPO, take a look at just who uses Twitter with our demographic portrait.

In the wake of the news about Twitter’s IPO, take a look at just who uses Twitter with our demographic portrait.

Hispanic college enrollment rate surpasses whites for the first time
Latinos Closing the Digital Divide (March 2013)