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Master of Science




This statistical study was made to determine whether there have been any trends in the employment of youth in the Richmond Metropolitan Area from the year 1960 through 1966. The seven sub-problems were: (1) to determine whether there was a definite increase in the number of youths employed; (2) to determine whether sex was a determinant for employment; (3) to determine whether race Has a factor in employment; (4) to determine whether Richmond City hired more Richmond youths than youths who resided outside the City; (5) to determine the areas of employment; (6) to determine whether there were any indications of increase or decrease of employment in certain areas of employment; and (7) to determine whether there were any trends in youth employment that might prove of value to schools, employment agencies, employers, and government programs.

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