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Why You Need to Know About Gen-X

19 AUG 2016
TOPIC: Millennials

All eyes are on Millennials, Baby Boomers and increasingly Gen-Z, but according to Goldman Sachs Research’s Hugo Scott-Gall, Gen-X is an underappreciated influencer when it comes to the economy. Already responsible for around 30% of US spending, “Xers” are going through their peak consumption years, with different spending priorities than the Boomers that came before. Scott-Gall explains the implications for the auto industry, real estate, and more.

Gen-X is right in the sweet spot for consumption… Economically, they’re very significant.

- Hugo Scott-Gall

Hugo Scott-Gall
Head of Thematic Research, Goldman Sachs Research


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