Type of Content: News

Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article

Resource Title: People are Working Longer for Reasons of Choice and Necessity

Publication Title: The Economist

Publish Date: September 2, 2019

Across the developed world, the workforce now comes in fifty shades of grey. Since 2008 the average labour-force participation rate of 55- to 64-year-olds in OECD countries has risen by eight percentage points. Depending on your point of view, that trend can be spun as ruthless capitalism requiring workers to spend more years down the salt mines or as a sign that society that is finally recognising the value of its older employees.

People are Working Longer for Reasons of Choice and Necessity

Resource URL: https://econ.st/2ltACHo