The Baby Boomer Home Sale Surge

As Baby Boomers decide whether they want to move, downsize, sell or rent, housing markets could see an avalanche of home sales.

Why Grandma is Smiling

A Social Security shortfall will create tradeoffs between the generations that get more than they paid to the system and others that get much less.

What We Should Know About Gen Z

Just 7 to 22 years old, Generation Z has begun to exhibit characteristics that differentiate them from previous generations.

Why Millennials Might Not Be That Different

Rather than differences, we find generational similarities for Millennials when we look at diversity, education, and marriage trends.

Why Baby Boomers Will Pull Productivity Down

1999 might have been Derek Jeter’s best season. Twenty-five years old, he had 219 hits, 24 home runs and 102 RBIs. His batting average was .349. You can see below that .349 was Derek Jeter’s career high with the Yankees. The…

Why Do Young Adults Live With Their Parents?

In Slovakia, Bulgaria, Greece, Malta and Italy, young people, age 25-34, live with their parents. But not in Denmark, Finland Sweden, and Norway. Below you can see the country stats: The Reasons Pew Research provided some insight about multigenerational U.S. households. In 2012, returning…

Election Economics: Looking at the Millennials, Xers, Boomers, and Silents

Before tomorrow’s election, let’s take a look at the voting age gap. Absent since 1972, the young and the old again are voting differently.   The Silent Generation: The oldest slice of the population, the Silent Generation was born between 1928…