While there has been growing talk of the aging of America, two National Bureau of Economic Research economists have now coined a term for it: “age inflation,” The Wall Street Journal reports.

The government and individuals alike will be in for a rude awakening, warn John Shoven and Gopi Shah Goda. As it stands, the number of people eligible for Social Security is going to increase by 20% by 2050, as Baby Boomers retire. But that number will actually be far higher, due to ever-increasing life expectancies.

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