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Ageing and Employment Policies

Patrik Andersson

OECD 115 s. ISBN 9264199969
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With rapidly aging populations, old-age pension reform and early-retirement schemes alone may not suffice to provide adequate employment opportunities. Additional measures will clearly be needed on wage scales, job discrimination, skills acquisition, and working conditions. Attitudes will also have to change about working later in life. Little is known, however, about what countries have been or should be doing on those issues. This report on Sweden begins a series of around 20 OECD country reports intended to fill the gap. Each will contain a survey of the main employment barriers confronting older people, an assessment of existing remedial measures, and policy recommendations for further action.