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    • Aging and Implications for Elderly Care Services in the People’s Republic of China 

      Uchimura-Shiroshi, Hiroko; Terada-Hagiwara, Akiko (2018-09-01)
      Aging can be harmful to an economy over the long run, as an increase in the share of the elderly population reduces both the labor force and output per adult, and increases the social security burden. Policy changes can ...
    • Aging and Inequality: The Perspective of Labor Income Share 

      Wang, Chen; Wan, Guanghua; Luo, Zhi; Zhang, Xun (2017-07-01)
      Despite a growing literature on population aging, empirical studies exploring mechanisms between aging and income inequality are scarce. This paper estimates the impact of aging on inequality via the perspective of labor ...
    • Demographic Ageing and Employment in India 

      International Labour Organization (2010-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This study by Irudaya Rajan brings to light the current and emerging issues concerning the implications of demographic change on the labour market in India. While population ageing is a major achievement of our ...
    • Demographic Aging and Employment in China 

      International Labour Office (2010-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The China study discusses the main economic and labour market issues and implications related to population ageing in China and presents an overview of current policy responses. Section 1 of the study describes ...
    • Does Providing Informal Elderly Care Hasten Retirement? Evidence from Japan 

      Niimi, Yoko (2017-04-01)
      This paper examines the implications of providing care to elderly parents for adult children’s retirement plans using microdata from a Japanese survey. We find no significant effect of caregiving on family caregivers’ ...
    • Role of Governments and Social Partners in Keeping Older Workers in the Labour Market 

      Eurofound (2013-01-01)
      With the average age of the population rising, people aged 55–64 make up an increasing share of workers in Europe. This demographic shift, as well as ongoing threats to the sustainability of national welfare and pension ...
    • Sustainable Work Over the Life Course: Concept Paper 

      Eurofound (2015-01-01)
      Ageing of the population is likely to threaten the ability of states to finance welfare states and social protection systems in the future. A viable solution is to increase employment rates and to lengthen working life. ...
    • Towards Age-Friendly Work in Europe: A Life-Course Perspective on Work and Ageing from EU Agencies 

      European Agency for Safety and Health and Work; European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training; Eurofound; European Institute for Gender Equality (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The European population is ageing owing to decreasing birth rates and increasing longevity. Population ageing is associated with a decrease in the size and ageing of the workforce. The majority of the EU Member ...
    • Working Conditions of Workers of Different Ages: European Working Conditions Survey 2015 

      Mullan, Jack; Vargas Llave, Oscar; Wilkens, Mathijn (2017-01-01)
      Demographic change is changing the face of working life across the EU. The increased demand on a shrinking pool of workers to provide for the social needs of an ageing population is leading to increases in the employment ...