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Play Hard and Work . . . Some?
The election of Donald Trump was often attributed to a reaction to the declining economics of middle-aged men. However, a new study of young men finds that they have their own share of economic struggles today, too. According to data from the National Bureau of Economic Research:
“Between 2000 and 2015, market hours worked fell by 203 hours per year (12 percent) for younger men ages 21-30, compared to a decline of 163 hours per year (8 percent) for men ages 31-55 . . . Not only have hours fallen, but there is a large and growing segment of this
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