17 May, 2017 | (01 hr)
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The United States is experiencing major demographic trends such as the trend of aging baby boomers, maturing millennials, shifting migration patterns. There is a large variation across geographies in the magnitude and impact of these trends on consumer spending. Compared to other determinants of consumer spending, demographic trends are highly predictable and quantifiable, and yet, the consumer demand implications of the forthcoming demographic changes are not well-understood. We intend to close this gap in our understanding, with detailed projections of the impact of demographics on consumer demand, across categories and across states and metro areas in the United States.
In this webcast, we will explore the relation between demographics and consumption from various perspectives, and focus on the human capital implications of these trends.
Brian Anderson is an Associate Program Director at The Demand Institute®.In this role, he has worked across a range of research programs. He has co-authored many of The Demand Institute’s recent reports, including Full Bio
Brian Schaitkin is a former Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, PhD
Gad Levanon is Vice President, Labor Markets for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic ind...Full Bio