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Failure to Launch

Posted Monday, March 18, 2013

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Failure to Launch Young people are finding it harder to get jobs these days, even after graduating from college. More of them are living with mom and dad or, even if they aren't, they're still on the parental payroll with subsidies for rent, cell phone service, even a Netflix account. We'll talk about when and how to cut the purse strings, if ever, Monday morning at 9 on 90.3.


Economy, Community/Human Interest, Education, Health, Parenting/Child Care


Zhenchao Qian, sociology professor at Ohio State University and the author of the report for the US2010 Project
Don Freedheim, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University
Sue Stromberg, parent

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Adult kids living at home on the rise across the board

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