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Getting Older – How young people see seniors

WE ASKED: WHAT AGE IS ‘OLD’?  Answer : 59 Female respondents chose 61 as ‘old,’ whereas those identified as male went with 56. PERCEPTIONS OF AGING #1 “People’s driving skills decline as they age.” #2“ As people age, they become lonelier.” #3“ People like their bodies less when they get old.” #4“ As people get … Continue reading

Skills, Age and Tasks in Europe – The most routine occupations aged faster, while the least routine jobs slower than the average

There are important intergenerational differences behind aggregate shifts away from manual jobs towards cognitive jobs, and away from routine work towards non-routine work. We study these age and cohort patterns in tasks and skills in European countries. Changes in the task composition were happening much faster among workers born in the 1970s and 1980s than … Continue reading

Intention to depart the workforce earlier is also significantly associated with poor-quality management and experiencing adverse social behaviour

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 rate of older workers and a lengthening of working life. Policy reforms have – on the whole … Continue reading

Literacy and Numeracy and Age – Adults aged 55 to 65 are less proficient than adults aged 25 to 34 OECD says

The greying of the population is already creating challenges for governments in the long-term financing of healthcare, ageing care and pension systems, and because of the potentially negative effects on economic growth. Governments have to nd ways to keep older adults in the labour market and encourage investment in the development of the skills of older workers. … Continue reading

Canada – Age rather than gender becoming the new income divide finds the Conference Board

Canadians have become accustomed to tales of woe about the plight of young adults: rising tuition fees and crippling student debts; university graduates without jobs or unable to find anything more challenging than serving coffee; even those with good jobs and incomes stuck in their parents’ basements because of the high cost of housing. These … Continue reading

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