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The “great teen labor market” is bound to repeat itself this holiday season, says Dr. Alicia Sasser Modestino.

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01/14/20 - BOSTON, MA. -Alicia Sasser Modestino poses for a portrait on Jan. 14, 2020. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

Dr. Alicia Sasser Modestino (Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Economics; Director of Research, Dukakis Center; WGSS Executive Committee Member) discusses the change in the labor market as the holiday season approaches. According to Professor Modestino, the same consumer serge that took place during the summer as restaurants and retail stores opened will repeat itself. As a result, teenage workers or people who have gaps in their resumes can expect an increase in the demand for employment this season.

To read the full article about this labor market boom, click here.

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