Teenagers are emerging as winners in the labor market : The Indicator from Planet Money The economic recovery is still hot with a streak of strong jobs reports over the last couple of months. One of the groups benefiting from this strong labor market are teenagers.

Smells like teen jobs numbers

Smells like teen jobs numbers

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Thanks to significant relief economic relief packages from the government and efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the labor market has seen a rapid recovery over the last two years since the start of the pandemic. Teenagers are doing especially well with teen unemployment near 70-year lows and wage growth is surging.

Today, we talk to a high-school student about her experience in the labor market and why this moment is so good for her peers. Stay tuned until the end for a special announcement from our very own Stacey Vanek Smith.

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