Employment Status and Income Generation Among Homeless Young Adults

  title={Employment Status and Income Generation Among Homeless Young Adults},
  author={Kristin Ferguson and Kimberly A. Bender and Sanna J. Thompson and Elaine M. Maccio and David E. Pollio},
  journal={Youth \& Society},
  pages={385 - 407}
This mixed-methods study identified correlates of unemployment among homeless young adults in five cities. Two hundred thirty-eight homeless young people from Los Angeles (n = 50), Austin (n = 50), Denver (n = 50), New Orleans (n = 50), and St. Louis (n = 38) were recruited using comparable sampling strategies. Multivariate logistic regression results indicate that homeless young adults were more likely to be unemployed if they had been on the streets longer, currently lived on the streets… 

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