The Dutch workforce is ageing rapidly.And so voices from various quarters are calling on people to extend their working lives. The underlying idea is that this would stimulate labour supply and at the same time broaden the tax and premium base of pension and social security systems.The public benefits of extending working careers have been set forth in numerous government policy proposals, but in practice achieving this has proven to be difficult. Recent NIDI research has shown that two thirds of all employees retire earlier than planned.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDemos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving
Journal publication date2009
IssueSpecial issue

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