Does Age Matter? Local Governments in the Post-Baby Boom Era

May 1, 2007

The author reviews the projected increase in the elderly population and the effects on local governments. These effects are: increases in the percentage of local government employees eligible for retirement, increased demand for social services, and increased attrition of municipal workers. Uses Colorado as a case study, detailing the challenges of shifting demographics and how Colorado municipalities responded.

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