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    Book Review: The Theft of A Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millenials’ Economic Future by Joseph C. Sternberg

Book Review: The Theft of A Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millenials’ Economic Future by Joseph C. Sternberg

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In The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future, Joseph C. Sternberg argues that the predicament facing Millennials today – including job precarity and difficulties entering the housing market – is not of their own doing, but rather the outcome of poor policy decisions taken by the Baby Boomer generation that have only been exacerbated […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future – an interview with Joseph Sternberg

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future – an interview with Joseph Sternberg

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In this Extra Inning from the LSE US Centre, Ballpark host Chris Gilson talks with The Wall Street Journal’s Joseph Sternberg about his new book, The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future. In the interview, Joseph Sternberg outlines the effects of the Great Recession on Millennials and talks about Millennials’ economic and […]

Slow economic growth is a sign of success

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Growth is slower because we have achieved lower fertility and shifted spending away from goods and towards services, writes Dietrich Vollrath.

We’re accustomed to looking at the growth rate of GDP to evaluate the health of our economy. Which is why the recent slowdown in growth appears so troubling. In the US, GDP growth for 2019 was 2.3%, meaning it […]

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