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Baby Boomer Effect

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Baby Boomer Effect

By Brittany Gajewski. CREATED May 6, 2014

A wave of baby boomers cold create a severe labor shortage in Wisconsin, hampering our economy more than most other states.

Wisconsin's population is older than the national average and soon we'll be seeing the number of retirees growing from 14 percent to 24 percent, while the portion of the population that is at working age will stay about the same.