Critical Issues Papers
2015 Teens and Personal Finance Survey
Junior Achievement's 2015 Teens and Personal Finance Survey, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation, reveals a surprising disconnect between teens' and parents' views around paying for college and managing money.
Millennials and College Planning
The rising cost of college is spurring many young adults to re-evaluate their post-secondary education options. See what Millennials are saying about it.
Millennials and Entrepreneurship
See what Millennials are saying about becoming entrepreneurs, and how mentoring can play an important role in start-up business growth.
Millennials and Social Good
Millennials have very different ideas than other generations about volunteerism and their preferred ways of supporting their favorite causes.
Millennials and Money
How do Millennials manage their money? Are they more frugal or more extravagant than other age groups? See what the data say.
Millennials and Tech Evolution
It's no surprise that Millennials interact with technology very differently than other generations. Get the scoop here.
2011 Free Enterprise Survey
Junior Achievement USA and the National Chamber Foundation recently conducted the first-ever national survey of high school juniors' views of entrepreneurship, free enterprise and capitalism.
The Entrepreneurial Workforce
Read the results of a Junior Achievement/Gallup survey about the current state of the American workforce and what can be done to make our workforce more competitive.
What Do Teens Say about Money Management?
Read what teens are saying about how they manage money and when they want to learn these important skills.
Benefits of Employee Volunteer Programs
There is ample evidence that volunteering can strengthen work teams and build employee skills as well as contribute to professional development. Check out the impact report results for more information!
Teens Speak Out: Junior Achievement Surveys
What do teens say is the biggest hurdle on the path to entrepreneurship? Check out the results of Junior Achievement's 2010 Teens and Entrepreneurship Survey here.
New JA/ING Teen Poll on Kids and Careers
JA/ING Poll on kids and careers finds that a majority of teens are confident they will find their ideal career.
A Primer on the $1.4 Trillion Federal Budget Deficit
This JA white paper explains the fundamental economics and politics of the issue and discusses the elements involved in reversing the trend of a steadily increasing deficit.