The Younger Old
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Author(s): John B. Shoven
Keywords: Economy; Baby Boomers; Economics
Coverage: United States
As baby boomers approach "old age" and life expectancy increases, it is time to re-think the way that we evaluate an individual's age. Let's introduce the concept of inflation-adjusted ages.
This essay appeared in the January/February 2008 issue of Foreign Policy.