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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Not specified
Title: How to combine the entry of young people in the labour market with the retention of older workers?
Authors: Eichhorst, Werner
Boeri, Tito
De Coen, An
Galasso, Vincenzo
Kendzia, Michael Jan
Steiber, Nadia
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-3942
Published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies
Volume(Issue): 3
Issue: 19
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Springer
ISSN: 2193-9012
Language: English
Subjects: Labour market; Employment rate; Disability pension; Early retirement; Unemployment benefit
Subject (DDC): 331: Labor economics
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the employment situation of young and old workers in the EU Member States, setting out the most recent development during the crisis and dealing with policies implemented to promote the employment of both groups. The evidence collected shows that there is no competition between young and older workers on the labour market. Structural or general policies to enhance the functioning of EU labour markets are crucial to improving the situation of both groups. However, the responsibility for employment policies still predominantly lies within Member States of the European Union, although initiatives taken at the EU level can provide added value, particularly through stimulating the exchange of experiences and facilitating regional and cross-border mobility throughout the EU.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 2.0: Attribution 2.0 Generic
Departement: School of Management and Law
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