Employment promotion policies for older workers in the EU accession countries, the Russian Federation and Ukraine

Employment Paper 2003/50

Examines the rate of population ageing from 1980 with projections to 2030 and analyses the employment situation of older workers. Assesses the appropriateness of existing active labour market policies for solving the employment problems of older workers. Discusses the importance of skill development for these workers and considers how to combat negative attitudes towards them.