Is There a Shortage of Women In the U.S.?


Sherry Cooper
*Executive Vice-President and Global Economic Strategist for Harris Bank
*Author, Ride the Waves: Taking Control in a Turbulent Financial Age (Financial Times, 2001)
*Chief Economist, BMO Nesbit Burns

Jose De Lasa
*Co-owner of Social Circles (activities service for professionals)

Cindy Hennesy
*Chief Matching Officer,

David Borgenicht
*Co-author, The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex, (Chronicle Books, 1999)

When it comes to dating, men have statistically had the upper hand. But if U.S. census numbers are correct, that advantage is eroding for men in their late 30's and early 40's. According to demographers, by 2010 bachelors in that age group will outnumber younger, eligible women by 2 to one. Will there really be a shortage of women?



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