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Journal Articles and Book Chapters on Demographics

"Temporal Trends in the Relative Cost of Dying: Evidence from Canada,” (with G. Payne, A. Laporte, & P.C. Coyte), Health Policy, 90:2-3 (2009), 270-276.

"A Fortunate Country," in R. Griffiths (ed.), Canada 2020 (Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2008), 149-158.

"Changes in Demographics and Recreation Behaviour," (with G. Bierling) in C. Kronenberg, S. Müller, M. Peters, P. Pikkemaat and K. Weiermair (eds.), Managing Change in Tourism (Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2008), 53-67.

"Population Aging," in J. Leonard, C. Ragan and F. St-Hilaire (eds.), A Canadian Priorities Agenda: Policy Choices to Improve Economic and Social Well-Being (Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 2007), 181-213. PDF

"Changing Demographics: Marketing and Human Resource Trends in a Global Economy,” in T. Wesson (ed.), Canada and the New World Economic Order (Toronto: Captus Press, 2007), 238-59.

"The Policy Implications of Provincial Demographics," in C. Dunn (ed.), Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics (Peterborough: Broadview, 2006), 435-66.

"Population Ageing and Sectoral Growth: The Case of the U.K., 2006-2026," (with R. Gomez), Oxford Journal of Business and Economics, 5:1 (2006), 85-94. PDF

"Tourism and Education in Western Europe: A Demographic Perspective," in K. Weiermair, H. Pechlaner and T. Bieger (eds.), Time Shift, Leisure and Tourism: Impacts of Time Allocation on Successful Products and Services, (Berlin.: Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co., 2006), 31-48.

"Awakening to the Intergenerational Equity Debate in Canada," (with R. A.Venne), Journal of Canadian Studies, 39: 1 (2005), 5-21.

"Population, Business and Sustainability," in C. Galea (ed.), Teaching Business Sustainability, Vol. 1 (Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, 2004), 282-303.

"Leisure Futures: A Change in Demography?" in K. Weiermair and C. Mathies (eds.), The Tourism and Leisure Industry: Shaping the Future, (Binghamton, N.Y.: The Haworth Hospitality Press, 2004), 21-33.

"Age Structure, Income Distribution and Economic Growth," (with R. Gomez), Canadian Public Policy, 29:1 (2003), S141-161.

"Urban Demographics in Canada," in E. Fowler and D. Siegel (eds.), Urban Policy Issues: Canadian Perspectives, 2nd ed. (Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2001), 17-35.

"Demographics and Cardiology, 1950 - 2050" (with Richard Lewis, Thomas A. Pearson & George A. Beller), Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 35:4 (2000), 1067-1081. PDF

"The Time is Right: Voluntary Reduced Worktime and Workforce Demographics" (with R. A. Venne), Canadian Studies in Population, 25:2 (1998), 91-114. PDF

"Understanding the Role of Population in Deforestation" (with A. K. Saxena and J. C. Nautiyal), Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 7:1/2 (1997), 57-110.

"The Effects of Changing Demographics: Marketing and Human Resource Trends," in T. Wesson (ed.), Canada and the New World Economic Order: Strategic Briefings for Canadian Enterprise (Toronto: Captus Press, 1998), 271-290.

"Canada's Unemployment-Immigration Linkage: Demographic, Economic and Political Influences," The Canadian Journal of Sociology, 19:4 (Fall 1994), 513-523. (abstract)

"Population-Output Linkages: A National and Regional Perspective" (with W. J. Milne), Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 17:3 (Autumn 1994), 395-411.

"Population Aging in the Canadian Labour Force: Changes and Challenges" (with K. J. Gibson), Journal of Canadian Studies, 28:1 (1993), 59-74.

"Demography, Dependency and Deficits," in A. M. Kruger, D. Morely and A. Shachar (eds.), Public Services Under Stress (Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1993), 140-153.

"The Effects of Changing Demographics: Marketing and Human Resource Trends," in J. Dermer (ed.), The Canadian Profile: People, Institutions, Infrastructure (Toronto: Captus Press, 1992), 5-24, and Second Edition (1994), 5-27.

"Recreation and the Economic Cycle in Ontario" (with T. W. Hennigar), Journal of Applied Recreation Research, 17:1 (1992), 37-62.

"Demographics: The Human Landscape for Public Policy," in G. B. Doern and B. B. Purchase (eds.), Canada at Risk? Canadian Public Policy in the 1990s (Toronto: C. D. Howe Institute, 1991), 25-45.

"Immigration and Demographic Change in Canada," in Migration: The Demographic Aspects (Paris, OECD, 1991), 69-71.

"The Age of Outdoor Recreation in Canada," Journal of Applied Recreation Research, 15:3 (1989/90), 159-178.

"Populations, Pyramids and Promotional Prospects," (with R. A Venne), Canadian Public Policy, 16:4 (1990), 387-398; reprinted in G. S. Lowe and H. J. Krahn (eds.), Work in Canada: Readings in the Sociology of Work and Industry (Scarborough, Ontario: Nelson Canada, 1993), 74-83.

"The Determinants of Enrolment Rates and Enrolments in Ontario Community Colleges" (with M. MacNiven), in Empirical Features of the College System: Background Papers, Vision 2000 (Toronto: Ontario Council of Regents, 1990).

"The Educational Implications of Demographic Trends," in S. B. Lawton and R. Wignall (eds.), Scrimping or Squandering?: Financing Canada's Schools (Toronto: OISE Press, 1989), 51-63.

"The Baby Boom in the Labour Force: New Human Resource Challenges" (with R. A. Venne), in J. Boivin (ed.), Some Aspects of International Industrial Relations, (Quebec: Laval University, 1989), 429-441.

"The Demographic Determinants of Unemployment in Canada" (with J. C. Li), in M. Gunderson, N. M. Meltz and S. Ostry (eds.), Unemployment: International Perspectives (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1987), 140-151.

"Youth Unemployment in Canada: A Misplaced Priority?" (with J. C. Li), Canadian Public Policy, 12:3 (1986), 499-506; and "Youth Unemployment: A Reply" (with J. C. Li), Canadian Public Policy, 14:1 (1988), 109-111.

"University Enrolments: Challenging Popular Misconceptions," in Ontario Universities: Access, Operations and Funding (Toronto: Ontario Economic Council, 1985), 166-176.

"Migration and Economic Adjustment in the Canadian Context: Simulation Results of an Economic-Demographic Model" (with W. J. Milne and D. Dungan), Environment and Planning A, 17 (1985), 1185-1200.

"The Demographic Future of Fiscal Federalism in Canada," Canadian Public Policy, 10:4 (1984), 406-414.

"Net Migration in an Extended Multiregional Gravity Model" (with W. J. Milne), Journal of Regional Science, 24:1 (1984), 119-133.

"The Impacts of Population Growth and Aging on the Future Canadian Labour Force," in Canadian Labour Markets in the 1980s (Kingston: Industrial Relations Centre, Queen's University, 1983), 50-64.

"The Economic Challenges of Future Provincial Populations," in W. J. Milne (ed.), The Regional Economy of Canada, Economic Adjustment and Barriers to Interprovincial Trade (Toronto: Institute for Policy Analysis, 1983), 193-217.

"The Determinants of Post-Secondary Enrolment Rates in Ontario" (with B. Pervin), Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 13:3 (1983), 1-22.

"The Economic Impacts of Aging in Canada - Macroeconomic Indicators and Policy Implications," Canadian Journal on Aging, 1:4 (1982), 60-71.

"A Troubled Future? University Enrolments in Canada and the Provinces," in D. M. Nowlan and R. Bellaire (eds.), Financing Canadian Universities: For Whom and By Whom? (Toronto: OISE Press, 1982), 37-63.

"Population Aging in Ontario: Economic and Policy Issues," Chapter 2 in B. T. Wigdor and L. Ford (eds.), Housing for An Aging Population: Alternatives (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981), 11-22.


Books on Demographics

Boom Bust & Echo 2000: Profiting from the Demographic Shift in the New Millennium (with D. Stoffman) (Toronto: Stoddart 2000; Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1998), 304 pp.

Boom Bust & Echo: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift (with D. Stoffman) (Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1996), 272 pp.

Entre le Boom et l'ƒcho : Comment Mettre ˆ Profit la RŽalitŽ DŽmographique (en collaboration avec Daniel Stoffman) (Montreal: librairie Renaud-Bray, 1996).

The Over Forty Society: Issues for Canada's Aging Population (with B. T. Wigdor) (Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, 1988), 135 pp.

Canada's Population Outlook: Demographic Futures and Economic Challenges (Toronto: James Lorimer & Company for the Canadian Institute for Economic Policy, 1982), 268 pp.

Public Policy and Future Population in Ontario (Toronto: Ontario Economic Council, 1979), 190 pp.


Other Books

The Compensation Decisions of the Anti-Inflation Board: An Empirical Analysis (with D. J. Poirier) (Ottawa: Anti-Inflation Board, 1980), 90 pp.

The Growth of Public Employment in Canada (with R. M. Bird and M. W. Bucovetsky) (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1979), 190 pp.

Public Employment and Compensation in Canada: Statistical Series (ed.) (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1979), 217 pp.

Public Employment and Compensation in Canada: Myths and Realities (ed. ) (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1978), 188 pp.

Provincial Public Finance in Ontario: An Empirical Analysis of the Past Twenty-Five Years (Toronto: University of Toronto Press for the Ontario Economic Council, 1977), 213 pp.

The Ontario Economy, 1977-87 (with J. A. Sawyer, J. E. Pesando and J. W. L. Winder) (Toronto: Ontario Economic Council, 1977), 351 pp.


Newspaper and Magazine "Op-Ed" Articles

"Who's Going to Buy This Car?," The Globe and Mail, Thursday March 12, 2009, A19. PDF version

"Get Ready for the Small-town Boom," The Ottawa Citizen, Saturday October 11, 2008, B7. PDF version

"A Fortunate Country," The Toronto Star, Wednesday December 27, 2006, A25. PDF version

"The Boom is Fading," The Ottawa Citizen, Thursday October 19, 2006, A17. PDF version

"The Baby Boomer's Lingering Echo," Academic Matters, Spring, 2006, 6-9. PDF version

« Le marché du travail, entre le boom et l'écho », Bien vieillir, Juin - Octobre, 2005. 5. PDF version

"Boom, Bust and Echo in the Workplace," Vital Aging, Volume 11, Number 2-3, June-October 2005. 5. PDF version

"Open the door, but not just yet,"Globe and Mail, Saturday October 1, 2005. A25. PDF version

"Baby boom meets baby bust," Globe and Mail, Wednesday September 10, 2003, A23. PDF version

"Wired for ... what?," Ottawa Citizen, Saturday, November 2, 2002, B7. PDF version

"Labour shortage fear unfounded," National Post, Monday, July 29, 2002. A15. PDF version

"Boomers blow up the census," Globe and Mail, Thursday, March 21, 2002, A17. PDF version

"Turn up the economic heat," Globe and Mail, Monday, December 10, 2001, A17. PDF version

« Épargner ou dépenser ? », La Presse, mardi 11 décembre 2001. PDF version

"Demographics and Lotteries," Lottery Insights, October/November 2001, p88-89. PDF version

"Canadian Education: Demographic Change and Future Challenges," Education Canada, 41:1 (2001), 24-27. en bref PDF version

"Quit Whining. Demographically, we did just fine in Sydney," Globe and Mail, Tuesday, October 3, 2000, A17.

"The Toronto that will be," Toronto Life, January 2000, p84-90.

"Schools are Closing. Why are we Surprised?," Globe and Mail, Monday, May 3, 1999, A11.

"Selling Canada Globally: How to Profit by Reading the Needs of Nations," Maclean's Newsmagazine, July 1, 1998, p90-94.

"Boomers Dance to a New Beat," Globe and Mail, Friday, January 9, 1998, B21.

"To Relieve Pension Headaches," Globe and Mail, Monday, December 8, 1997, A17.

"Youth Unemployment: A 'Bust' Priority," Globe and Mail, Tuesday October 14, 1997, A17.

"Who Really Won the Centennial Olympics," Globe and Mail, Tuesday August 6, 1996, A11.

"Triangles, Rectangles and Workaholics: Who's Minding the Work Force?," Globe and Mail, Tuesday April 11, 1995, A21.

"On a Per Capita Basis, Who Really Won the Commonwealth Games?," Toronto Star, Saturday September 10, 1994, F4.

"Don't let Basketball Dribble the Money Away," Globe and Mail, Tuesday January 18, 1994.

"Crowded Roads, Troubled Transit," Globe and Mail, Friday July 19, 1991.

"A Move that Doesn't Make Sense," Globe and Mail, Friday October 26, 1990.


Selected Nondemographic Articles

"Social Sustainability," (with S. Ross) in C. Galea (ed.), Teaching Business Sustainability, Vol. 1 (Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, 2004), 107-125.

"Analyzing Deforestation and Exploring Development Policies: A Case Study of India" (with A. K. Saxena and J. C. Nautiyal), Journal of Forest Economics, 3:3 (1997), 253-289.

"Decentralization of Provincial Government Activities: Implications for Employment Equity" (with F. Reid and A. Omar), in T. Kuttner (ed.), The Industrial Relations System: Future Trends and Developments, Volume I (Fredericton: University of New Brunswick Law Journal, 1993), 345-354.

"An Ex Post Evaluation of Canadian Occupational Projections, 1961-1981" (with N. Meltz), Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 47:2 (1992), 200-211.

"Serial Correlation in Multiregional Migration Models" (with W. J. Milne), Journal of Regional Science, 30:4 (1990), 505-513. (abstract)

"Multiregional Estimation of Gross Internal Migration Flows (with W. J. Milne), International Regional Science Review, 12:1 (1989), 29-43. (abstract)

"Intertemporal Market Effect on Gender Earnings Differentials: Lawyers in Canada, 1970-1980" (with D. A. A. Stager), Applied Economics, 21:8 (1989), 1011-1028.

"Lawyers' Earnings Under Market Growth and Differentiation, 1970-1980" (with D. A. A. Stager), Canadian Journal of Economics, 22:1 (1989), 150-163.

"Public Expenditures, Population Aging and Economic Dependency in Canada, 1921-2021," Population Research and Policy Review, 8:1 (1989), 97-117. (abstract)

"Differential Effects of Advanced Degrees on Lawyers' Earnings" (with D. A. A. Stager), Economics of Education Review, 7:4 (1988), 385-392.

"Changes in Lawyers' Earnings: The Impact of Differentiation and Growth in the Canadian Legal Profession" (with D. A. A. Stager), Law & Social Inquiry (formerly the American Bar Foundation Research Journal), 13:1 (1988), 71-85.

"Econometrically Accounting for Identities and Restrictions in Models of Inter-regional Migration: A Comment" (with W. J. Milne), Regional Science and Urban Economics, 15:4 (1985), 599-603.

"Productivity Measurement in the Public Sector: The Case of Police Services in Ontario" (with E. Scicluna and R. M. Bird), in R. Haveman (ed.), Public Finance and Public Employment (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1982), 257-274.

"Public Decision-Making in Canada: The Case of the Anti-Inflation Board" (with D. J. Poirier), International Economic Review, 21:2 (June 1980), 489-504.

"Some Dynamic Properties of the TRACE Model" (with J. A. Sawyer), The Canadian Journal of Economics, 12:2 (May 1979), 170-181.

"Dynamic Properties of Four Canadian Macroeconomic Models: A Collaborative Research Project" (with L. de Bever, et al.), The Canadian Journal of Economics, 12:2 (May 1979), 133-139.

"Bureaucratic Growth in Canada: Myths and Realities" (with R. M. Bird), Chapter 8 in G. B. Doern and A. M. Maslove (eds.), The Public Evaluation of Government Spending (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1979), 121-148.

"Political Cycles, Economic Cycles and the Trend in Public Employment in Canada," Chapter 3 in M. W. Bucovetsky (ed.), Studies in Public Employment and Compensation in Canada (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1979), 65-80.

"Executive Summary - Twelve Propositions on Public Employment and Compensation," Chapter 1 in D. K. Foot (ed.), Public Employment and Compensation in Canada: Myths and Realities (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1978), 1-17.

"The Growth and Distribution of Public Employment in Canada: The Evidence from Taxation Statistics, 1946-1975" (with Thadaney), Chapter 3 in D. K. Foot (ed.), Public Employment and Compensation in Canada: Myths and Realities (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1978), 45-62.

"The Growth and Distribution of Federal, Provincial and Local Government Employment in Canada" (with E. Scicluna and Thadaney), Chapter 4 in D. K. Foot (ed.), Public Employment and Compensation in Canada: Myths and Realities (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1978), 63-92.

"The Seasonality of Government Employment in Canada" (with E. Scicluna and P. Thadaney), Chapter 5 in D. K. Foot (ed.), Public Employment and Compensation in Canada: Myths and Realities (Toronto: Butterworth & Co. [Canada] Ltd. for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1978), 93-105.

"The National Economy" (with J. A. Sawyer and J. W. L. Winder), Chapter 2 in D. K. Foot, et al., The Ontario Economy, 1977-87 (Toronto: Ontario Economic Council, 1977), 17-88.

"Ontario's Population and Labour Force," Chapter 3 in D. K. Foot, et al., The Ontario Economy, 1977-87 (Toronto: Ontario Economic Council, 1977), 89-152.

"The Demand for Money in Canada: Some Additional Evidence," The Canadian Journal of Economics, 10:3 (August 1977), 475-485.


Reports

A Competitive Analysis of Niagara's Business Opportunities Associated with Adult Lifestyle: A Demographic Perspective (with R. A. Loreto and T. W. McCormack) (Thorold, Ontario: Niagara Economic and Tourism Corporation, 1999), 112 pp.

Demographic Trends in Canada, 1996-2006: Implications for the Public and Private Sectors (with R.A. Loreto and T.W. McCormack) Paper No. 4 (Ottawa: Industry Canada, 1998), 52 pp.

Population Aging and Immigration Policy in Canada: Implications and Prescriptions. (Ottawa: Employment and Immigration Canada Population Working Paper, No. 1, Aug 1986), 53 pp. (abstract)

Housing in Ontario: A Demographic Perspective, Research Study No. 20 (Toronto: Commission of Inquiry into Residential Tenancies, 1986), 227 pp.

Canadian Occupational Projections: An Analysis of the Economic Determinants, 1961-81 (with N. M. Meltz) (Ottawa: Employment and Immigration Canada, 1985), 167 pp.

Housing Investment in Canadian Macroeconomic Models: An Evaluative Review (Ottawa: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 1985), 63 pp.

Immigration and Future Population (Ottawa: Employment and Immigration Canada, 1984), 35 pp.

A Challenge of the 1980s: Unemployment and Labour Force Growth in Canada and the Provinces (Toronto: University of Toronto, Institute for Policy Analysis, 1981), 95 pp.

Manpower Forecasting in Canada: A Discussion of the Issues (with N. M. Meltz and F. Siddiqui) (Toronto: University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations and the Ontario Manpower Commission, 1980), 55 pp.

Labour Market Analysis with Canadian Macroeconomic Models: A Review (Toronto: University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations and the Ontario Manpower Commission, 1980), 111 pp.

Resources and Constraints: Public Education and the Economic Environment in Ontario, 1978-87, Working Paper No. 1, Commission on Declining School Enrolments in Ontario (CODE), March 1978, 32 pp.


Book Reviews

"Voodoo and Apocalyptic Demography – Conceptual and Methodological Issues," a review of "The Overselling of Population Aging: Apocalyptic Demography, Intergenerational Challenges and Social Policy" by E. M. Gee and G. M. Gutman (eds.) (Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2000) in Canadian Journal on Aging, 21:1 (2002), 147-51.

"Gray Dawn: How the Coming Age Wave will Transform America and the World" by G. Peterson (New York: Times Books, 1999) in Canadian Public Policy, 26:4 (2000), 498-500.

"Canada's Aging Population" by S.A. McDaniel (Toronto: Butterworths, 1986) in Canadian Journal on Aging, 6:2 (1987), 170-72.

 


Last updated: June 13, 2010
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