Problem

Unemployment of educated older people

Other Names:
Failure to employ skills of educated elderly people
Premature retirement of people with valuable skills
Unemployed executives
Corporate redundancies
Nature:
Life expectancy from age 65 is increasing, yet the incentives to continue working after age 65 are decreasing. The twin trends of longer life expectancy and (forced) early retirement are leading to increased unemployment among educated elderly people.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
12.02.2000 – 00:00 CET