Tag Archives: Baby Boom

How Can Older Workers Compete in an Economy That Values Youth?

Workers of all ages are caught in a vise. Older workers need to keep working longer in an economy which values younger workers (and their cheaper healthcare premiums). Younger workers are caught in the vice of “you don’t have enough … Continue reading

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The Generational Short: Banks, Wall Street, Housing and Luxury Retail Are Doomed

If Gen-Y cannot afford to buy Boomers’ houses at bubble-level prices, then what will keep housing prices at these elevated levels? Mish recently posted excerpts of a Brookings Institution study on changing generational values: How Millennials Could Upend Wall Street and … Continue reading

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