Neil Howe is a historian, economist, author, and a founding partner of the consulting firm LifeCourse Associates. He is a marketing, personnel, and government affairs consultant to corporate and nonprofit clients, and has spoken and written extensively on the collective personalities of today's generations who they are, what motivates them, and how they will shape America's future. He is also a recognized authority on global aging, long-term fiscal policy, and migration. His current titles include: public policy advisor to the Blackstone Group, senior advisor to the Concord Coalition, and senior associate to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
In the first half, historian, economist, and speaker, Neil Howe discussed his work on generations and how they shape history. According to his theory, different types of generations tend to repeat in the same order.
Historian and speaker Neil Howe discussed his work on generations and how they shape history, as well as the twenty year cycle of crisis facing the U.S. He cited different archetypal generations that tend to repeat in the same order, shaping American history since the 17th century. Currently we have:'G.I.s' (born from 1901 to 1924),'Silent' (born from 1925 to 1942),'Boomers' (1943 to... More »
Historian and economist Neil Howe discussed his work on generations and how they shape history as well as cycles of crisis. According to Howe, there are four different types of generations -- Boomers, Generation X, Millennial and Lost -- that have tended to recur in the same order in America from the 17th century onward.
Guest host John B. Wells welcomed historian and speaker Neil Howe, who discussed his work on generations, as well as the twenty year cycle of crisis now facing the U.S. He identified different types of generations that tend to repeat in the same order, shaping American history.