This Valentine’s Day, The Story of How the “D” Creates the Oversupply

 

In light of the most romantic holiday of the year, it’s time to flop it on the table and talk about the economic implications of the D.

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How Gen X Helped Create the Modern Economy Before Leaving Us a Wreck

Check out the original post at GenFKD.

Our series exploring the formation of the modern economy rolls on with our rollercoaster-riding aunts and uncles of Generation X. This was the group that experienced both historic peacetime economic growth and set us up for the financial implosion of the Great Recession — the hand-me-down we never wanted. Continue reading “How Gen X Helped Create the Modern Economy Before Leaving Us a Wreck”

How Our Parents Helped Create the Modern Economy They Do Not Understand

Previously posted on GenFKD.

As we continue examining the foundations of our modern economy, let’s take a look at how our parents’ generation helped revolutionize labor skills, before getting left behind.

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Why Our Grandparents Don’t “Get” the Modern Economy

In a time of comprehensive labor market disruption, no one needs to be reminded that jobs and their respective incomes are always changing in the modern economy.

In this series, we’re going to dive into how the occupations of yesterday have changed with each generation. By exploring this transformation, we may be able to uncover trends that will better prepare us for the unpredictable labor force of tomorrow.

Let’s kick things off with everyone’s favorite sender of $10 birthday cards, our magnificent grandparents of “The Greatest Generation.” Continue reading “Why Our Grandparents Don’t “Get” the Modern Economy”