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Can young Americans compete in a global economy?


Abstract: Young Americans have to compete for jobs not only with other Americans but also with qualified job-seekers worldwide. Are they ready for the challenge? This Letter sheds new light on the question by analyzing data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS).

Keywords: Education - Economic aspects; Labor market; Human capital;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Part of Series: FRBSF Economic Letter

Order Number: 22