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AMERICA 2050: Here's How The Country Will Look Three Decades From Now

•, Rob Wile
When economists forecast the future, they have to consider one key variable: people.

Using charts and info from Pew, the Census, and a Ph.D presentation put together by Elise Barrella & Sara Beck of Georgia Tech, we've found some interesting facts about what America will look like in a few decades.

The general trends: More Latino, older, and unfortunately, fatter.

These evolving demographic dynamics will have consequences on the economy, which we also address in this feature.

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