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A member of the post-World War II ‘baby boom’ generation, which corresponds to those individuals born after the end of WWII—1945 until 1964

baby boomer

Any person born in the years immediately following the end of World War II (usually defined as the years 1946–1964) when birth rates in the U.S. were unusually high.
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Baby Boom and Generation X households headed by an individual aged 25 to 34 have greater accumulated assets, adjusted for inflation, than current retirees had when they were the same age, but also more debt.
They also exhibit an impulse to remake the image of the generation that fought the second world war so as to flatter the values, beliefs, and mores of the baby boom generation.
Hospital boards and administrators will be seduced into adding more bricks during the baby boom influx, ignoring the coming impact of genomics, pharmaceuticals, ambulatory technology, and support staff shortages.
The expected slowdown in the growth of the labor force, the direct result of the decrease in the birth rate after the baby boom, means that financing our debt--whether explicit debt or the implicit debt represented by social security and Medicare's contingent liabilities--will become increasingly difficult.
If the numbers turn out as expected, the retirement en masse of the baby boom generation and the longer life expectancy of retirees (73 for men and 79 for women born in 1997) will force Social Security into insolvency by 2032.
The baby boom echo is another reason why I feel so strongly that we have to act now to build new schools and fix old ones, to hire trained teachers, especially in math and science, especially for our high schools," Clinton said in releasing the figures.
The baby boom generation continues to leave its mark on the country.
FEARS that a millennium baby boom could plunge the NHS into chaos are proving unfounded, the Department of Health said.
The new observations confirm the prevailing view that massive galaxies form through collisions of smaller ones over an extended period, An earlier theory suggested that these behemoths emerged in one big baby boom.
When Baby Boom Women Retire by Nancy Dailey, is an in-depth study of the issues that affect the retirement of female baby-boomers.
Undoubtedly, the baby boom has already had a large effect on the U.
The sixth edition of The Baby Boom: Americans Born 1946 to 1964 is a definitive reference by a nationally recognized authority on the Baby Boom.