baby buster

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a person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically

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For their successors - the baby busters - it serves as a lonely roadmarker for a generation that lacks a definitive coming-of-age myth like the Great Depression, JFK's assassination or Woodstock.
The typical baby buster has a well-developed, aggressive sense of entitlement and an expectation that respect and privilege are automatic rather than earned.
The report - which plots the hypothetical lives of two doctors, one born in the 1960s, the other in the 1990s - says some baby busters will be left with student debt of pounds 90,000 once interest charges are taken into account.
As a result of the aforementioned, Baby Busters feel poorly equipped to deal with staff performance problems.
11) However, the significance of the observation concerns not the remaining childbearing of the baby busters, but the period beyond, as their successors, the smaller numbers of women currently aged 25-29 years, enter the key ages for childbearing.
It is appropriate, then, that all persons born or socialized after the feminist movement are classified as baby busters.
Adjusted for inflation, the student debt burden for Baby Busters (Generation X), is double that of 1977 graduates.
The fewer baby busters have started to affect the younger, first-time homebuyer market.
This is in comparison to 77,000,000 baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) and 44,000,000 baby busters (born between 1965 and 1976).
According to a survey by Fortune Personnel Consultants, baby boomers (aged 45 to 54), baby busters (aged 35 to 44), and Gen Xers (25 to 34) are all happiest as team players.
baby busters - the 38 million Americans born from 1965 to 1975) differs from the baby boomers (the 78 million born between 1946 and 1964) in significant ways.
The GI generation (born pre-1930) turns sixty-nine years old; those born during the Great Depression (born 1930-39) turn fifty-nine to sixty-eight years old; war babies (born 1940-45) turn fifty-three to fifty-eight; baby boomers (born 1946-64) turn thirty-four to fifty-two; baby busters (born 1965-76) turn twenty-two to thirty-three; those of the baby boomlet generation (1977-94) turn four to twenty-one years old; and those born during the baby echo time period (1995-present) turn up to three years old.
The lines of demarcation are fuzzy, but at 33-52 years old or so, the 76 million baby boomers, as opposed to the 41 million baby busters, age 21-32, still shake the biggest rattle in town.
As shown in Figure 2, the 25-34 year old age cohort still is expected to decline over the course of this decade, as the baby boomers age out of this group and the baby busters age into it.