Tag Archives: ageing society

The robot-proof job men aren’t taking

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Lucky bastards, grizzling about #safespaces all the way to their 100th birthday

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Life expectancy is increasing, but so is poor health in old age

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The following countries are projected to have a smaller population 45 years from now than 45 years ago

Average #retirement ages across the OECD area

@BernieSanders has the type of friends that make you prefer your enemies

The economist costing the economic plan of a 74-year-old candidate forgot there is an ageing society in his labour force participation rate projections.

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Source: Gerald Frieldman (2016).

Female labour force participation rate, workers aged 65 to 69, US, UK, Australia and New Zealand since 1960

The phased increase in the eligibility age for the New Zealand old pension from 60 to 65 from the mid-1990s obviously carried through to the labour force participation of women over 65 as well.

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Data extracted on 05 Feb 2016 05:13 UTC (GMT) from OECD.Stat.

Female labour force participation rate, workers aged 60 to 64, USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand since 1960

The increase in the eligibility age from the age of 60 to the age of 65 for the old age pension in New Zealand clearly sparked an explosion in female labour force participation between these ages.

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Data extracted on 05 Feb 2016 04:49 UTC (GMT) from OECD.Stat.