Boomers Hit Hardest by ‘Great Recession’

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Science Daily
August 2, 2013

A new study shows what many middle-aged Californians privately suspect: They are the first to lose their jobs and the health benefits that come with those jobs when hard times hit.

The analysis by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research looked at California data on the uninsured between 2007 and 2009 and found that of the approximately 700,000 Californians to lose health insurance during this time, the greatest increase was among residents between the ages of 45 and 64.

“Whether because mid-career workers are viewed as too expensive or because there is a deeper bias against older workers, the data suggests the axe is first to fall on the baby boom generation,” said Shana Alex Lavarreda, lead author of the study and the center’s director of health insurance studies. “This might open the door for policymakers to question the fairness of hiring and firing in the next economic cycle.”

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