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FACT SHEETS

Each fact sheet provides a sampling of recent facts and statistics on a single age-work issue. The facts are drawn from high-quality reports and studies published by reliable organizations and journals, as well as from the Center’s own research.

COMPARATIVE POLICY SUMMARIES

Our Global Policy Summaries provide cross-national comparisons of multiple countries on various types of legislation regarding various age-work considerations.

COUNTRY PROFILES

Country Profiles include descriptive statistics about a country, placed in the comparative context of countries in the same region or countries with roughly similar economic situations.

  • Armenia (June 2009)
    compiled by Shoghik Hovhannisyan
  • Australia (November 2009)
    by Tia Di Biase, Joanne Goodall, Annie Chen and Philip Taylor
  • Brazil (July 2010)
    by Camila Veneo Campos Fonseca, Luisa de Azevedo & Adriana Fontes
  • China (November 2008)
    compiled by Qingwen Xu & Farooq Pasha
  • Denmark (August 2009)
    compiled by Julie A. Norstrand
  • France (December 2009)
    compiled by Shanyuan Foo & Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
  • Germany (November 2009)
    compiled by Cornelia Spross, Heike Schroder & Dirk Hofacker
  • Greece (May 2009)
    compiled by Rea Prouska
  • India (September 2009)
    compiled by Rucha Bhate
  • Ireland (March 2010)
    by Jean McCarthy
  • Italy (July 2009)
    compiled by Isabella Blengini
  • Japan (August 2008)
    compiled by Masa Higo
  • Kenya (September 2009)
    compiled by Elizabeth Okongo
  • Mexico (March 2010)
    by Laura Ruiz Pérez
  • Netherlands (November 2010)
    by Josje Dikkers and Esha Zaveri
  • Nigeria (July 2010)
    by Ngozi Onyejeli
  • Pakistan (September 2008)
    compiled by Farooq Pasha
  • Singapore (July 2009)
    compiled by Shanyuan Foo
  • South Africa (August 2009)
    compiled by Rene Carapinha
  • South Korea (October 2008)
    compiled by Jungui Lee, with Min-A Jung
  • Spain (January 2010)
    compiled by Rene Carapinha
  • Sweden (December 2009)
    compiled by Karin E. Anell
  • United Kingdom (January 2010)
    by Matt Flynn
  • United States (April 2008)
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ENGAGED AS WE AGE

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GENERATIONS OF TALENT STUDY

ISSUE BRIEFS

Explore a single age-work-related question in-depth, and include highlights from the recent relevant research on the topic, with implications for public and private leadership as well as talent management.

“MIND THE GAP” EMPLOYEE/EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVE COUNTRY REPORTS

These reports examine the importance of adjusting the employer-of-choice framework to account for two important factors: the countries where businesses operate and the age of employees.

POLICY BRIEFS

Explore and synthesize complex legal, policy, and research aspects of critical age-work-related issues. Some provide information that can help state leaders examine the connection between aging and work and changes in the labor force participation of older adults affect individual states. Others provide a general overview of the policy context of a particular country, including the major legislation affecting quality of employment. These country context policy briefs also include a contextual focus providing further insight into the dynamics of employment and policy within that country.

RESEARCH BRIEFS

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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Summarize key findings from Center research, containing valuable information concerning the effective management of an aging workforce for employers in both the private and the public sectors.

STATE PROFILES

The State Profiles include information about the age demographics of the population, age demographics of the labor force, industry sectors and occupational groups, education and workforce preparedness, and legislative readiness.

  • State Leadership for Older Workers: Comparisons of State Workforce Demographics Trends for Adults Aged 55+ (October 2008)
        by Michelle Wong, Gloria Tower, Tay McNamara, and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes 
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