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  1. Reflections on Empowerment: The COVID-19 Pandemic Reinforces the Need for Solidarity and a Focus on our Life Priorities

    The New Social Contract: Empowering individuals in a transitioning world, a global survey report published by Aegon in 2019, identifies people’s top four current life priorities as: being healthy and fit (62%), enjoying life (59%), planning for their financial future (49%), and focusing on family (45%). Since the end of last year, the entire world has been upended by COVID-19.
  2. Thought leadership: Informing the Workplace and Our World

    Longevity. Caregiving. Brain health. Diversity. Artificial intelligence. An intergenerational workforce. These are the forces that continue to change how we live and work. What can we expect in the years ahead and what impact will these trends have on individuals, the workplace and global policy? How can we navigate this evolving landscape, and what strategies can we implement to help us reach our goals?
  3. Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor

    Joseph Sternberg is absolutely right about the adverse effect of Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to tax baby boomers (“How Do You Tax A Baby Boomer?,” Political Economics, Sept. 13). Yet it surprises me how stuck in a 20th-century work-retirement model even the usually perceptive and insightful Mr. Sternberg seems to be.
  4. Is an Aging Population Hurting the U.S. Economy?

    U.S. economic growth has been underwhelming for some time, averaging around 2% these days. In recent months, economic commentators have intensified their search for the underlying reason why the economy can’t kick into higher gear. They’ve landed on this highly disputable explanation: Too many old people.

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