Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
David Macdonald is a Senior Economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. He heads the Centre’s Alternative Federal Budget project that takes a fresh look at how the federal government could build a better Canada. David is a frequent media commentator on national public policy issues.
In an interesting new piece, the Huffington Post tries to determine if it's really tougher for millennials than it was for boomers as part of their Asking Y series. Certainly lots of things have changed since the 1970s: gas has gotten more expensive, electronics have become dramatically less expensive and cars cost about the same. But one thing's for sure, life has gotten a whole lot riskier.
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