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Impact of health on the ability of older Australians to stay in the workforce - with possible contributions to economic sustainability

Walker, Agnes


The ageing of the population, combined with increasing life expectancies, is raising concerns about the sustainability of current economic and social structures. This paper studies the likelihood and impact of more older Australians staying in the labour force - subject to individuals’ own health, socioeconomic status (SES), sex, age and family characteristics. A dynamic microsimulation model is used to estimate the probability that, in a changed employment environment, more Australians aged...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Conference paper


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