The U.S. Spends Much More on the Elderly Than It Does on the Young

Laurence Kotlikoff, College of Arts & Sciences

At Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences, a middle school in a poor neighborhood of Philadelphia, the school year began chaotically as budget cuts took effect…

Expert quote:

“There’s concern about the growing gap between the rich and the poor. But we’ve got another big problem: the growing gap in spending on the young versus the old.”

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