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On the 9th of October 2019, the US Centre hosted Joseph Sternberg of The Wall Street Journal at the US Centre’s public event, “How Millennial Economics Will Shake Up US Politics”. At the event, he presented an overview of Millennial economics in America and outlined how the Great Recession affected Millennials in particular. He also discussed the continuing effects of the recession even as economic conditions have improved, and some of the political issues that will continue to challenge Americans across the Boomer-Millennial divide.

Joseph Sternberg is a member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal, where he writes the Political Economics Column. He’s also the author of the new book, The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future.

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