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Living longer – Working better. Background paper


Of all the future challenges facing labour markets in Europe, none is more certain than the demographic imbalances resulting from the lower birth cohorts after the post-war ‘baby boom’ and the continual increase in life expectancy. Indeed, this has already led to a significant shift in the age structure in practically all European countries. This paper was produced as a discussion paper for the European Commission’s thematic review seminar on ‘Employment policies to promote active ageing’, which took place in Brussels on 11 June 2012.

author(s): European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions – D. Storrie, H. Dubois, G. van Houten, J. Hurley
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