World-Renowned Demographics Expert
- The CBC
Change can't be avoided, but it can be anticipated and managed. David K. Foot, Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, is co-author of the best-selling books Boom, Bust & Echo How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift and Boom, Bust & Echo Profiting from the Demographic Shift in the 21st Century. These books reflect his research on the relationships between economics and demographics and on the resulting implications for both private and public policies.
In addition to academic writings and contributions to professional journals and to the popular media, Professor Foot's work in the area of public policy has included research and submissions to many government commissions and numerous consulting and conference assignments for both private and public organizations. He is a recipient of a national 3M Award for Teaching Excellence and is a two-time winner of the University of Toronto undergraduate teaching award.
Boom Bust & Echo: Market and Workplace Challenges in the New Millennium
Demographics are about people and people are customers. Since customer needs change over their lifetimes, the aging of the Boom Bust & Echo demographic profile continues to affect every business and organization (from toys to travel, schools to sports, food to finances, homes to hospitals). Market trends can be explained and anticipated. Regional differences can be important. Presentations are tailored to client interests and objectives using the latest available demographic and survey data. Questions are encouraged and a post-presentation discussion workshop can be arranged.
Boom Bust & Echo: Workplace Challenges in The New Millennium
Demographics are about people and people are employees. This presentation shows how past trends in workforce and organizational behaviour are closely linked to the aging of the Boom Bust & Echo demographic profile. Future workplace changes and challenges for the individual organization and for society are outlined, including a discussion of recruitment, retention and retirement strategies. Occupational differences can be included. Presentations are tailored to client interests and objectives using the latest available demographic and survey data. Questions are encouraged and a post-presentation discussion workshop can be arranged.
The World of Demographics and the Demographics of the World
This global presentation demonstrates how demographic and economic survey data can be combined to assess market potential for products and services in countries around the world. The implications of population aging in the developed world and the movement of workers around the world are discussed. Emerging markets of the future are outlined and workforce implications explored. Presentations are tailored to client interests and objectives using the latest available demographic and survey data. Questions are encouraged and a post-presentation discussion workshop can be arranged.
Boom, Bust and Echo: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift
Demographics is the key to understanding the past and forecasting the future. From financial planning to urban planning, Professor David Foot shows us how to track the trends that will have a profound impact upon our lives. The boomers, the busters, and the echo generation: discover the nation's future - and yours - in demographics, the simple but highly potent tool for understanding the past and foretelling the future, by Canada's foremost expert. What are the best investments? Where are the new business opportunities? What will become of our cities? What are the prospects for real estate? The job market? Education? Health care? Foot and Stoffman provide answers in a book full of arresting insights and practical ideas.
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