Attitudes and practices of employers towards ageing workers: evidence from a global survey on the future of retirement.

Harper, Sarah and Khan, Hafiz T. A. and Saxena, Atulyah and Leeson, George W. (2006) Attitudes and practices of employers towards ageing workers: evidence from a global survey on the future of retirement. Ageing horizons (5). pp. 31-41.

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Abstract

It has long been asserted that the attitudes and behaviours of employers encourage early withdrawal from the labour market. This paper will draw on the results of the global ageing survey on the Future of Retirement to ask how widespread negative attitudes and stereotypes among employers are and whether these attitudes influence behaviour towards older employees.

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