Courses Taught: Professor David K. Foot

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Professor David K. Foot

Winter 2009 Course Descriptions

ECO 382S: Population Economics and Business Strategy

Strategic business in any organization depends crucially on people – the customers using the products and the employees executing the strategy. Using population economics as a foundation, topics covered include strategic management, consumer behaviour, life cycle models, generational analysis, trend analysis, marketing, risk analysis, global competitive analysis, diversification strategy, human resource planning, government relations, change management and sustainability.

ECO 425/2807S: Economics and Demographics

A research-oriented course exploring the interrelationships between economics and demographic change, both historical and projected, with attention to the microeconomic foundations, macroeconomic performance, and policy in areas such as fertility, migration, education, labour markets, housing, crime, recreation, leisure, marketing, health, retirement and pensions. The Canadian experience, with some international comparisons.

Last updated: February 1, 2009
© 2009 David K Foot.