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OECD REVIEW OF POLICIES TO IMPROVE LABOUR MARKET PROSPECTS FOR OLDER WORKERS

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Giving older people better work incentives and choices is crucial in the context of rapid population ageing and pressures on the sustainability of public social expenditures. Therefore, the OECD is carrying out a new review of policies to encourage greater labour market participation at an older age by fostering employability, job mobility and labour demand. This review will build upon the policy agenda that was presented in its major multi-country report, Live Longer, Work Longerpublished in 2006. The review consists of several activities, including

  • A comparative policy review of recent reforms and measures to stimulate employment of older workers
  • Country case studies evaluate the impact of recent policy reforms and identify good-practice measures.‌
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Country Case Studies Policy Review

 Norway_small   Working Better with Age: Norway | June 2013

...press release | Norwegian

Assessment and recommendations

 

   Working Better with Age: France | January 2014

... press release | presentation only in French (pdf)

Assessment and recommendations  | French

  

Netherlands_small   Working Better with Age: Netherlands | 16 April 2014

.. press release | presentation

Assesment and recommendations

For the 21 countries which participated in the OECD review Live Longer, Work Longer in 2003 and 2005, recent reforms and measures to stimulate employment of older workers (i.e. implemented between 2005 and 2012).

News Data Further Reading 

16 April 2014, launch of the report on Ageing and Employment Policies "Working better with Age in the Netherlands". 

picture from the report event

Lodewijk Asscher, Netherlands Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Employment and Stefano Scarpetta OECD Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, 

  • Autumn 2014: Report on Switzerland
  • End 2014: Report on Poland
  • 2015: Reports on Denmark and Korea

 

Employment Outlook 2013  Chapter 1 "All in it together? The experience of different labour market groups following the crisis".

Pensions at a Glance 2013

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