Part 4 – Consumption

Chart of expenditures by age showing that consumption is low for young and old people, and high in middle age.

This is the last section of a four-part series that explores how population changes impact the Vermont economy. Previous posts explored the economic impacts of age composition, workforce participation and the age dependency ratios in Vermont. Part four considers how consumption rates impact the everyday economic life of Vermonters. Lifetime Consumption Patterns How we consume goods … Read more