The Baby Boom As It Ages: How Has It Affected Patterns of Consumptions and Savings in the United States?

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Diane Macunovich;
(1999)
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Using detailed estimates of personal consumption expenditures at the state level for 1900, 1929, 1970, and 1982 developed by Stanley Lebergott, this paper demonstrates that the passage of the Baby Boom from childhood through the teen years and into family formation woul... View more
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    Data at the state level on total population and population by five year age group through age 34, and ten year age group 35-64, were taken from the 1900 Census of Population, Volume 1, Part 1, Table 3, pp.110-111.

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