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Ageing and Employment Policies/Vieillissement et politiques de l'emploi: Austria 2005, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Abstract
In Austria, the proportion of persons aged 65 and over to the working-age population will double to 30% by 2050.  Without policy changes, this could lead to higher public expenditures, labour force shortages, and slower economic growth.  This report surveys of the main barriers to employment for older workers, assesses of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to overcome these barriers and presents a set of policy recommendations for further action by the public authorities and social partners.  It examines the balances between income support and work incentives, methods for encouraging employers to hire and retain workers, and policies for ensuring the employability of older workers.  This report is published in English with a French translation of the Executive Summary and Recommendations
Table Of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS; The challenges facing Austria; Policy has begun to respond; Further reform is needed; RÉSUMÉ ET PRINCIPALES RECOMMANDATIONS; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1. THE CHALLENGE AHEAD; 1. Background projections on population ageing; 2. Potential social and economic implications; 3. Key challenges for the future; Chapter 2. OLDER WORKERS IN THE AUSTRIANLABOUR MARKET; 1. Employment, unemployment and inactivity of older people; 2. The employment structure of older workers; Chapter 3. PROVIDING SOCIAL PROTECTIONWHILE ENHANCING WORK INCENTIVES
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
"Prepared by Christopher Prinz ... and ...Gudrun Biffl"--P. 4
Physical Description
1 online resource (192 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9786610356669

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