Archive for the ‘Aging’ Category

The financial impact of an aging population on the European economy

August 4, 2010

Income, wealth and financial fragility in Europe

From Journal of European Social Policy

This article outlines how the aging population will be a major determinant of long-term economic development in Europe, deeply affecting future labour and financial markets. The study offers international comparisons of income and wealth among European elderly households. It recognizes the expected strain on public budgets and highlights how research is vitally important for the development of policy to deal with the effects of this growing demographic.

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Employee retirement: a review and recommendations for future investigation

June 16, 2010

From Journal of Management

By the year 2012, nearly 20% of the total U.S. workforce will be aged 55 years or older. And yet despite the obvious importance of retirement to our society, the last comprehensive review of employee retirement in the field of management and organizational science was published more than 20 years ago. This recent article published in the Journal of Management provides a summary of key theoretical and empirical developments in employee retirement research since the 1980’s.

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