Baby Boomer Research Paper

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The Baby Boomer Generation As previously shown many sources identify Baby Boomers as anyone born between 1946 and 1964. They are referred to as Boomers because there was an extra seventeen million babies born during this period relative to prior generations (O’Bannon, 2001). The Baby Boom generation has also been referred to as the “pig-in-the-python” (Callanan & Greenhaus, 2008) because it has overwhelmed all social and governmental institutions that is has come across. This includes hospitals and grade schools during the 1950s and 1960s, colleges and universities in the 1970s and 1980s, work organizations throughout the last 40 years, and even into retirement and pension programs over the next few decades. The oldest people in the Baby