game). xi, isbn, Economy faces bigger bust without Boomers, Reuters, Jan 31, 2008 m/doc/200712/obama Goodbye to all of that ml Ostling, Richard., "The Church Search Time article retrieved Schuman,.; Scott,. In Europe and North America boomers are widely associated with privilege, as many grew up in a time of affluence. Characteristics, the baby boomer generation is seen here as the widest bulge. Size and economic impact This cohort shares characteristics like higher rates of participation in higher education than previous generations and an assumption of lifelong prosperity and entitlement developed during their childhood in the 1950s. Some analysts believe this cleavage has played out politically since the time of the. 12 In particular, a number of commentators have argued that Baby Boomers are in a state of denial regarding their own aging and death, and are leaving an undue economic burden on their children for their retirement and care.
17 See also Notes m/id/107583 m a b Owram, Doug (1997 Born at the Right Time, South Africa: Univ Of Toronto Press,. . The spending wave theory suggests that an economic slowdown would occur due to the start of Baby Boomer retirement during the late 2000s. 1 2 This article deals with the Baby Boom Generation from a cultural perspective, while a separate article deals with the " Post-World War II baby boom ". 3 As a group, they were the healthiest, and wealthiest generation to that time, and amongst the first to grow up genuinely expecting the world to improve with time. Wade, Stonewall Riots, drug experimentation, civil rights movement, environmental movement, women's movement, protests and riots, Woodstock and similar music festivals, mainstream rock from the Beatles to Jimi Hendrix, experimentation with various intoxicating recreational substances. Historically, everyone born during the post- World War II demographic boom in births was called part of the Baby Boom Generation.