Boomerang Economics
Column Published in syndication June 15, 2016

For the first time since the late-1800s, there are more young adult Americans living with their parents than with a spouse or partner. In fact, about one of every three people in the 18- to 34-year old age group is living with parents. The tendency to move out of the family home for a while but then come back has led to the use of the phrase "boomerang generation" to describe the phenomenon. The social and economic implications are significant.