By Robert B. Hudson

ISBN-10: 0275995496

ISBN-13: 9780275995492

Seventy-six million child Boomers are careening towards retirement within the usa. Demographic shifts towards getting older populations are occurring round the Western international, as numerous factors―biological, technological, clinical, and sociocultural―are extending existence spans. in the meantime, beginning charges are declining. The scaremongers argue that this generational shift goes to be disastrous: it's going to lead to skyrocketing tax premiums, reduce retirement and health and wellbeing merits, greater inflation, elevated unemployment and poverty, political instability, and a bunch of alternative societal ills. yet will it? In Boomer Bust?, Robert Hudson assembles major authors from fields corresponding to economics, political technological know-how, and finance to split truth from fiction, spotlight the phrases of discussion, and exhibit cutting edge rules that might hinder catastrophe from occurring.

From issues like Social protection to older humans rejoining the team to the aged as a political foyer, this two-volume set covers the gamut of financial, political, monetary, and company matters with regards to getting older. The Boomer new release will depart one of many greatest footprints the area has but visible. In retirement, as in all else, this iteration is blazing a course affecting succeeding generations profoundly. Boomer Bust? charts a course during the thicket of non-public and public coverage offerings dealing with not only child Boomers yet all of society.

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Myths of the high medical cost of old age and dying. New York: International Longevity Center. Available at http://www. pdf. Poterba, J. M. 2004. Impact of population aging on financial markets in developed countries. In Economic Review, Fourth Quarter. Kansas City: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Poterba, J. M. 2004. The impact of population aging on financial markets. NBER Working Paper No. 10851. Cambridge, MA: NBER. Putnam, R. 2002. Bowling together. American Prospect 13 (3): 20–22. Reed, P.

E. Chai, and J. Farber. 2007. Myths of the high medical cost of old age and dying. New York: International Longevity Center. Available at http://www. pdf. Poterba, J. M. 2004. Impact of population aging on financial markets in developed countries. In Economic Review, Fourth Quarter. Kansas City: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Poterba, J. M. 2004. The impact of population aging on financial markets. NBER Working Paper No. 10851. Cambridge, MA: NBER. Putnam, R. 2002. Bowling together. American Prospect 13 (3): 20–22.

The increasing diversity among younger cohorts is important because these persons will make up larger shares of the labor force and thus contribute to the payroll and other taxes that support programs aimed at assisting elderly boomers. As well, if boomers are to be able to downsize housing, make retirement-based amenity moves, or sell their homes for any other reason, the diverse population of younger adults will need adequate resources to purchase the homes boomers leave behind. Furthermore, a large share of the health care service industry, expected to expand dramatically as boomers’ needs for care increase, will be composed of persons of color (see Myers 2007).

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