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'Old' Europe, new Europe? Demography, labour markets and social policies

15 November 2006


The rapid ageing of Europe’s population poses significant challenges, but is not just a threat. It also provides opportunities to develop a more inclusive labour market and build a more equal, knowledge-based society, argues this Policy Brief by EPC Junior Policy Analyst Katerina Rüdiger. One of the keys to success will be to persuade older people to remain in the workforce for longer, and make it easier for people to follow unconventional career patterns.

'Old' Europe, new Europe? Demography, labour markets and social policies