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Persons born in the latter years of the baby boom hold 11.7 jobs from ages 18 to 48

03/31/2015

The average person born in the latter years of the baby boom (1957-1964) held 11.7 jobs from ages 18 to 48, with nearly half of these jobs held from ages 18 to 24.
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At age 27, men were one-fourth less likely to have earned a bachelor's degree than women

03/26/2014

A longitudinal study of 27 year-olds reveals that men averaged 6.0 jobs and women 6.3 jobs from ages 18 to 26. High school dropouts were employed 54 percent of weeks compared to 71 percent of weeks for high school graduates.
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