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Exit from Early Retirement: Paradigm Shifts, Policy Reversals, and Reform Obstacles

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

in Reforming Early Retirement in Europe, Japan and the USA

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286119
eISBN:
9780191604089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286116.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Governments have realized the negative impact of early retirement on social expenditures and labor costs, responding with a paradigm shift away from passive labor market policies. Governments seek to ... More


Ever Earlier Retirement: Comparing Employment Trajectories

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

in Reforming Early Retirement in Europe, Japan and the USA

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286119
eISBN:
9780191604089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286116.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter analyzes the main trends and cross-national variations in early exit from work for eight European countries, Japan, and the USA. Participation levels and employment rates of older workers ... More


Any Way out of ‘Exit from Work’? Reversing the Entrenched Pathways of Early Retirement

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After the first oil‐price crisis, many (but not all) OECD countries used early retirement as an adaptation to industrial restructuration, mass unemployment, the social needs of older workers, and the ... More


Aging Leaders and Other Aging Workers

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

A comparison of older leaders and other older workers throughout the job spectrum is given in this chapter. It argues that prominent figures with great discretion over their work conditions may face ... More


The Japanese Employment System: Adapting to a New Economic Environment

Marcus Rebick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199247240
eISBN:
9780191602566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247242.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the current state of the Japanese employment system from an economic perspective. It also looks at how the changing economy and demography, including the prolonged recession and ... More


Middle-Aged and Older Workers

Marcus Rebick

in The Japanese Employment System: Adapting to a New Economic Environment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199247240
eISBN:
9780191602566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247242.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Focuses on the labour market for older workers. Japan has one of the highest rates of participation for workers over the age of 60 and explains why this is so. This explanation brings in a discussion ... More


Old Age Poverty and Pauperism

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter demonstrates how the aged coped economically and the extent of their reliance on the Poor Law from the 1860s to 1908. The share of working-class persons 65 and older receiving poor ... More


Chapter Chapter Work and Retirement Plans Among Older Americans

Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman

in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on older individuals' plans for retirement and the realization of those plans. Using HRS data, the widespread interest among workers approaching retirement age in cutting back on ... More


Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Fritz W. Scharpf and Vivien A. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of a two‐volume study of the adjustment of advanced welfare states to international economic pressures, in which leading scholars detail the wide variety of responses in 12 ... More


Early exit from the labour market, social exclusion and marginalisation in the UK

Philip Taylor

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines early exit and its consequences for marginalisation in the UK. In contrast to the case of the Nordic countries discussed elsewhere in this volume, early exit from the labour ... More


The future for older workers: New perspectives

Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Philip J. White (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Across the world governments in mature industrial and post-industrial economies are concerned about the ageing population. Dealing directly and exclusively with the issue of older workers, this book ... More


Flexible work and older workers

Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Phil White

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the context of the UK government, the goal of extending lives and encouraging people to exit late from the work force is believed to be achievable by the availability of flexible working ... More


The future for older workers: opportunities and constraints

Sarah Vickerstaff, Wendy Loretto, and Phil White

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter reviews common and emerging themes from the chapters in this book and points to what are likely to be the key issues for older workers, their employers and their governments in the ... More


The empirical landscape of extended working lives

Debra Street

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population-level factors associated with demographic ageing and policies intended to encourage older workers to extend working lives in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, UK and US are ... More


Healthy work for older workers: work design and management factors

Amanda Griffiths

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on work design and management factors, in particular on the relationships between work performance and age, between work-related stress and age, and between work-related health ... More


The employability of older workers: what works?

Tony Maltby

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The everyday, localised experiences and perceptions of older people in accessing paid work, and their retention and progression in employment, are under-researched and undocumented. Often studies ... More


The employment of older people: can we learn from Japan?

Bernard Casey

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Japan is frequently noted for its high level of labour force participation in older workers, in particular older men. In 2000, nearly ninety-five percent of men aged fifty five to fifty nine, nearly ... More


Introduction

Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Phil White

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The future for older workers has recently become an issue of major concern to individuals, governments and employers. For many people confronted with diminishing pension savings, entitlements and ... More


The American experience of age discrimination legislation

John Macnicol

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In 2006, the United Kingdom passed legislation against age discrimination in employment. This legislation outlawed direct and indirect discrimination, granted employment protection to older workers, ... More


Moving older people into jobs: Incapacity Benefit, Labour's reforms and the job shortfall in the UK regions

Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Compared to its predecessors, the most recent Labour government in the UK was committed to raising employment among older workers. Through advice and active support, backed up in some cases by ... More


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