Maestas, Mullen, Powell say older voters tend to oppose economic reforms that would counter costs associated with aging population

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"Political polarisation has grown most among the old" - The Economist. 4/20/2017.

RAND's Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen, and David Powell find that, although the increasing fraction of Americans over the age of 65 is affecting America's economy - with the GDP expected to slow by 1.8 percentage points over this and the next decades - older Americans are likely to vote against reforms that would ease the financial burden placed on younger generations by this population shift.

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