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December 2014

Independence for young millennials: moving out and boomeranging back

Judith G. Dey, Charles R. Pierret

Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997, this article examines the process of household formation for young adults born between 1980 and 1984.

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Book Reviews

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Welcome to the jungle: organized labor in decline

Graham Boone

A collection of 13 papers on workers’ rights and the impact of the decline of U.S. labor unions.

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Beyond BLS

Is the No Child Left Behind Act actually helpful to students?

John C. Roach

A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper discusses the effectiveness of No Child Left Behind accountability sanctions in North Carolina.

Student loan debt: a deeper look

Yavor Ivanchev

A Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia economist analyses the causes and ramifications of the nearly $1 trillion in U.S. student loan debt.

All in a day’s work: overcoming telework challenges

Charlotte M. Irby

An article in The Psychologist-Manager Journal looks at both the challenges of telework and the many strategies used by 86 high-performing teleworkers to overcome those challenges.

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