The unluckiest generation in U.S. history: Millennials have faced the worst economic odds, and many will never recoverMay 29, 2020
A series of charts illustrate job markets, GDP, earning potential, etc. for all generations leading back to 1790. One brutal month of the coronavirus set the labor market back to the turn of the millennium. For millennials who came of age then, it's as if all the plodding expansions and jobless recoveries of their namesake epoch evaporated in weeks.