12/6/2012 – The Baby Boom Bump

Dec 07, 2012 Comments Off by

“For decades we have known that the retirement of the baby boomers would be a monumental event for the economy. But now that it’s happening, many fiscal policy makers are acting as if the boomers are eternal teenagers and are turning a blind eye to how the boomers’ aging changes how we should approach economic policy. And this affects two of the central issues of the negotiations: how much the government should spend and how we can cut unemployment.”

Read the full editorial at The New York Times.

Demographics, Longevity News 2012

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