Future scenarios for the development of the labour force

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Author: Ruzik-Sierdzinska, Anna


The future size and quality of the European labour force are important production factors for future economic growth in the region. The performance of many systems such as social security and health depends on the population of future potential tax payers. Older workers are an important and increasing share of the employment in Europe. Due to lower fertility and longer life expectancy, today, a larger than ever share of the population is over 50. Eurostat projections show that the share of people between the ages of 50 and 74 in the population aged 20-74 will increase in the [European...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Outcomes; Employment; Demographics; Policy

Keywords: Future; Older worker; Ageing population; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: [Brussels, Belgium]: [Centre for European Policy Studies], 2014

Physical description: 9 p.

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Series: Neujobs policy brief; no. 17.5

Statement of responsibility: A. Ruzik-Sierdzinska with comments from WP17 partners

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 123.737

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