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Lockdown Baby Boom to Pandemic Baby Bust: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Fertility

The latest U.S. Census was concluded in 2020 and the first results were released on April 26, 2021. The U.S. is required by the constitution to have a decennial census of population and housing. Th...


Government Response to COVID-19 and the Elderly

Since my last blog from April 9, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has continued with more infections in all corners of the world. There are now roughly 15 million cases, which is about 10 times the numb...


COVID-19 Impacts on Young and Old

We are living through one of the worst health crises in recent history. Let’s begin with what we know about this virus. COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that can cause serious respiratory dise...


Millennials, Baby Boomers and Interstate Migration Trends in the United States

There has been a significant decrease in interstate migration in the United States in the last three decades. In a recent report by the Brookings Institution, Demographer William H. Frey used data ...


Population Aging, Automation and Economic Growth: Robots to the Rescue?

A lot has been written about the economic and fiscal challenges associated with the aging of populations. Many studies point to negative consequences of aging such as labor shortages, lower product...