17 September, 2014 | (01 hr)
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The retirement of baby boomers will have a dramatic impact on the job market in the coming decade. This webcast will touch on which advanced economies will see the most dramatic impact, the occupations that are most likely to be affected, and how this will affect competitiveness of different countries. It will also look at how quickly job markets are tightening at the moment, and when a return to faster wage growth can be expected.
- Insights into the impact of retiring baby boomers on the labor market in advanced economies.
- A look into how the difficulty to find the right talent will develop in the coming decade.
- Insights into what this will mean for wage growth, profits, and attrition rates.
Bert Colijn is a senior economist that focuses on the European market. He works on the European Commission FP7 project NEUJOBS, focusing on productivity and economic growth in Europe in 2025. Besides this, he works on developing European indicators and analysis of the European economies.
Bart van Ark, Ph.D.
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist & chief strategy officer of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts and in-depth global econo...Full Bio