Study: Young men in Utah felt sting of recession the most

If you were a male of working age in Utah during or after the recession, you were more likely to be unemployed than if you were a female. And if you were a young man, you were frequently twice as likely to be out of work than older men. The greatest economic downturn since the 1930s hurt Utah men — especially young men between the ages of 20 and 24 — more than women, according to U.S. Department of Labor figures. That isn’t to say women didn’t suffer. They did, said Mark Knold, a state Departme...

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