Books in this series survey the main barriers to employment for older workers, assess measures to overcome these barriers and make recommendations for further action.
This report helps establish a new agenda for age-friendly employment policies and practices. It sets out the policy challenges presented by rapidly ageing labour forces in OECD countries and draws out the main lessons learned from OECD's series of country reviews on Ageing and Employment policies. Among other issues, it discusses how to remove work disincentives and increase choice in the work-retirement decision, improve employability of older workers, and change employer attitudes and employment practices.
Table of contents:
Executive Summary Introduction Chapter 1. The Challenge Ahead Chapter 2. Working after 50 Chapter 3. Work Disincentives and Barriers to Employment Chapter 4. Removing Work Disincentives and Increasing Choice in Work-Retirement Decisions Chapter 5. Changing Employer Attitudes and Employment Practices Chapter 6. Improving Employability Chapter 7. Concluding Remarks on Policy Implementation Bibliography