Emily Ekins: Millennials Are Not Economic Leftists



In response to Robert Draper's New York Times Magazine piece on the potential for a libertarian moment, there has been much debate over where exactly young people stand on economic issues. Critics relying largely on one or two data points have tended to prematurely declare young people staunch economic liberals. However, writes Reason Foundation polling director Emily Ekins, millennial attitudes are just not that simple; in particular they are not economic leftists as some have claimed.