Population ageing and the economy

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Australia is expected to experience significant demographic changes over the next few decades. By 2051, over 25 per cent of its population will be aged over 65. A well managed economy over the long term is essential if it is to meet the emerging challenges of an ageing population. This report looks at current research to examine views associated with mature workers and the impact of their early retirement on individual organisations. It describes the micro and macro issues surrounding the projected increase in the supply of mature age workers and the implications of the baby boomer...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Finance; Demographics; Economics; Labour market; Participation; Employment; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Retirement; Recruitment; Cost benefit analysis; Ageing population; Economic growth; Economic implication; Older worker; Labour force participation; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Health and Aged Care, 2001

Physical description: xxi, 83 p.

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ISBN: 0642735166

Statement of responsibility: Research by Access Economics Pty Ltd

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 73.528

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