Why Youth Isn't Everything

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It sucks getting older. Especially for women. Hannah Cranston, Francis Maxwell, and Brett Erlich, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you why.

“Older job seekers don't need data to tell them that it's a rough market out there, where businesses with increasingly short-run investment horizons favor lower costs over experience.

But if hard evidence can help them fight discrimination through the justice system, here’s some.

A report published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found discernible and systematic patterns of age discrimination, particularly for women.

"We report on new evidence from a field experiment testing for discrimination in hiring against older workers near retirement age," said David Newmark, a professor at the University of California at Irvine and a visiting scholar at the San Francisco Fed. "The evidence points to such discrimination, particularly against older women."

Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/new-research-shows-why-age-discriminartion-is-hurting-everybody-2017-3


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