March 14 (Bloomberg) — If you are a teenager looking for a job in the past decade, the Provo-Orem, Utah, area was the place to be. Among America’s 100 largest metro areas, it alone had a greater share of teens working in 2012 than in 2000, a new Brookings Institution analysis finds.

Home to Brigham Young University, Provo-Orem saw the employment rate for 16- to 19-year-olds climb 0.6 point to 48.6 percent by 2012. Pittsburgh, the second-best performer, showed a 5.1 point drop to 35.1 percent from 40.2 percent.

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