Lyman Stone is an Adjunct Fellow at AEI, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and a former International Economist at the US Department of Agriculture, where he forecast cotton market conditions. He blogs about migration, population dynamics, and regional economics at In a State of Migration. He also writes regularly for Vox’s Big Idea vertical, and for The Federalist. His work has been covered in the The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous local outlets.
We’ve all heard the stereotypes about Millennials: They’re jobhoppers, they’re unhappy, they’re unmarried, they’re obsessed with brunch, etc. But how many of these are true, and how many of them are just made-up? To find out, Jack invites Lyman Stone, himself a Millennial, onto the show to use his expertise in demography and sociology to sort fact from fiction.
(Closing music excerpts “Why Generation” by FILDAR.)More