Ageing and employment policies = Vieillissement et politiques de l’emploi: Australia


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Author: Andersson, Patrik

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


In 2001, the OECD launched a review of policies to improve labour market prospects for older workers. The aim of this review is to examine both supply-side and demand-side aspects of this topic. Older workers have been defined as those aged 50 years and over. The review argues that many policy measures and workplace practices create significant barriers to older workers continuing to work and that current reforms will not be sufficient to encourage later retirement and to lessen the risk of future labour shortages. This report on Australia is part of a series of OECD country reports that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Participation; Governance; Policy; Employment

Keywords: Recommendations; Employability; Policy formation; Barrier; Government role; Government policy; Employment opportunity; Older worker

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2005

Physical description: 164 p.

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ISBN: 926400971X

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 82.116

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