Millennials Like to Hit the Gym, and It's Good News for the Economy

Research over the past week looks at obesity by generation, robots and secular stagnation and China's transition

Millennials have embraced athleisure fashion, step counting and juice diets. Now — thanks to economic research — you can rest assured that the next time you see a twenty-something power-walk past in $98 Lululemon running tights, it's not all (just) for show.

A recent Gallup journal article draws economic conclusions from a generational drop in obesity, and that's the top feature in this week's research wrap.  Check out this roundup every week for blurbs on, and links to, interesting or influential global economic research. 

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