Archive by tag "demographics"

Automation and Deaths of Despair

June 12th, 2017

On Monday, June 21, 1965, the day The Byrds released their hit single “Mr. Tambourine Man”, I began my career as an actuarial student. I have seen many profound demographic changes in the intervening fifty-two years, but nothing prepared me for the change which is the subject of this article.

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Drinking From A Fire Hydraunt

September 18th, 2013

My personal story is that I retired for the first time in 1997. By the time I retired for the last time in 2003, I had heard that a third of the Canadian population was going to retire in the next ten to fifteen years.

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