At the height of the recession, you couldn't open a newspaper or click a link without reading a story about an American company that was sending jobs overseas. Even when the economy started to recover, the employment rate didn't keeping pace with economic growth, in part because companies were opening factories in cheaper, less regulated locations abroad and closing factories here at home.
U.S. youngsters are having a tougher time finding work than their counterparts in other wealthy, large economies. What's going on here? In the land of plenty, shouldn't young talent have a smorgasbord of job offerings to choose from?