Unemployment at 50+: Economic and Psychosocial Consequences

Social Exclusion in Later Life — This open access book provides a comprehensive analysis of social exclusion of older people. In this chapter, we draw attention to the latent functions of work and the psychosocial consequences of job loss in later life.

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April 1, 2021

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Pandemic’s Toll – Older Workers and Economic Insecurity: What Should Congress Do?

The panelists, along with the moderator, Ken Stern, Chair of the Longevity Project, will explore the need for policy change to answer the demand for expanded training programs for older adults and how Congress will be instrumental in developing private and public partnerships to support older workers.

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March 17, 2021

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The Effect of Employment on the Subjective Well-being of 60–80 Years Old People

The current study investigates the association of employment at older age (60–80 years ) with the cognitive component of subjective well-being (SWB): life satisfaction.

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March 3, 2021

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Retiring Women: Work and Post-work Transitions

This book is innovative in that it will examine constellations of factors that disadvantage or advantage women’s career and retirement trajectories against a backdrop of public policy efforts to extend working lives.

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February 26, 2021

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Making Old People Work: Three False Assumptions Supporting the “Working Longer Consensus”

Mistaken attention to generational equity and austerity economics creates a set of beliefs that older people should work more, forming what the article calls an emerging “Working Longer Consensus,” which is supported by three false doctrines.

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February 19, 2021

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Policies for an Aging Labor Force – Keeping Older Workers with Health Conditions Employed

” As workers grow older, they are at increased risk of experiencing serious work-limiting conditions. When these conditions cause them to become unemployed, they are at a heightened risk of taking premature retirement and experiencing an unplanned, permanent reduction in their income.”

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December 19, 2020

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Policies to Improve Workforce Services for Older Americans

Especially given today’s high level of unemployment, the large share of affected workers who are older, and the inadequacy of many older adults’ retirement savings, the need to address these shortcomings is urgent.

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November 30, 2020

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