Labour Markets in an Ageing Europe

Labour Markets in an Ageing Europe

by Paul Johnson, Klaus F. Zimmermann
     
 

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The EC population grew by 17% during 1960-90 but will fall by 2% by 2025. The dramatic growth in the number of Europe's pensioners and the rapid aging of its working population may call for active policies to improve the quantity or quality of the labor force. In this volume, demographers and labor economists investigate these options by comparing recent demographic…  See more details below

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The EC population grew by 17% during 1960-90 but will fall by 2% by 2025. The dramatic growth in the number of Europe's pensioners and the rapid aging of its working population may call for active policies to improve the quantity or quality of the labor force. In this volume, demographers and labor economists investigate these options by comparing recent demographic and labor market developments in Western and Eastern Europe with those in the United States and Japan.

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"The analyses in this volume are a useful contribution to a relatively unexplored reaserach area, particularly outside the American context." Journal of Economic Literature

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ISBN-13:
9780521057608
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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