In this chapter we discuss the literature with respect to the role of employers in retirement processes of older workers and provide suggestions for future research. In the first part of this chapter we will review existing theoretical insights regarding the employers’ actions and attitudes toward older workers and retirement. In the next section we will discuss empirical findings with regard to age related stereotypes in the workplace and age norms with respect to retirement and present some results form an international comparative employer study. We conclude with a section on the management of retirement processes, focussing on the exit and hiring of older workers.
Original languageUndefined
Place of publicationTilburg
PublisherNetwork for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (NETSPAR)
Publication date2011
Number of pages31
VolumeDP 05-2011-053

Publication series

NameNETSPAR discussion paper

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