Baby Boomers' national impact | IN 60 SECONDS

8
94



In recent years, an aging America — lead mostly by the Baby Boomers — has made life more difficult for the nation’s younger population and limited their chances at success. AEI’s Lyman Stone takes a look at the economic impact of the Boomers and how their actions are affecting future generations.

ARTICLE — Declining fertility in America

Subscribe to AEI’s YouTube Channel

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

For more information

Photo credits:
Shutterstock
Twenty20

Music credit:
“Parsifal (Breathing)” by Devon Church

Third-party photos, graphics, and/or video clips in this video may have been cropped or reframed. Third-party photos, graphics, video clips, and/or music may have been edited in a way that does not alter the meaning of the third-party work(s). Music in this video may have been recut from its original arrangement and timing.

In the event this video uses Creative Commons assets: If not noted in the description, titles for Creative Commons assets used in this video can be found at the link provided after each asset.

The use of third-party photos, graphics, video clips, and/or music in this video does not constitute an endorsement from the artists and producers licensing those materials.

AEI operates independently of any political party and does not take institutional positions on any issues. AEI scholars, fellows, and their guests frequently take positions on policy and other issues. When they do, they speak for themselves and not for AEI or its trustees or other scholars or employees.

More information on AEI research integrity can be found here:

#aei #news #politics #government #education #boomer #millennial #zoning #housing #college #university

Share!
Loading Facebook Comments ...

8 COMMENTS

  1. I hope 🇺🇸🇺🇸 remains strongest,brightest and greatest forever Amen. It's time to educate public about importance of family and also need to deregulate the economy and eliminating unfair competition . United States needs to make difficult for forgein compines or institutions to acquire an American property and eliminate all forgein lobbies like Chinese,Indians and Pakistanis.

  2. An aging population lead by baby boomers… do you mean since they are older they are in fact the ones in leadership positions or that their % of the population is such that they are skewing the population towards an older average. I can grant both certainly but their enactment of abortion has also diminished the number of younger americans, further skewing the average age.

  3. My biggest problem with the boomers is the lack of collective accountability. Unchecked, reckless spending has led to a sky-rocketing national debt and the upcoming financial insolvency of multipule social institutuons (medicare, medicade, Social security, etc.). Rather than curtailing benefits, raising the retirement age, and making socially-conscious decisions, they've acted solely in the self-interest of their age bracket, saddling the Gen Xers, Millenials, and Gen Zs with the consequences of their poor decisions.