Reforming Early Retirement In Europe, Japan And The Usa.

Reforming Early Retirement In Europe, Japan And The Usa

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    • ISBN 10: 0199553394
    • ISBN 13: 9780199553396


    Overview

    Comparing the USA, eight European countries, and Japan, this book demonstrates significant cross-national differences in early retirement across countries and over time. The study evaluates the impact of major variations in welfare regimes, production systems, and labor relations. It stresses the importance of the 'pull factor' of extensive welfare state provisions, particularly in Continental Europe; the 'push factor' of labor shedding strategies by firms,particularly in Anglo-American market economies; and the role of employers and worker representatives in negotiating retirement policies, particularly in coordinated market economies. This study provides comprehensive empirical analysis, and a balanced approach to studying the factors affecting early exitfrom work needed to understand the development of early retirement regimes.

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    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Edition: 1
    • Dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)
    • Pages: 352
    • Date Published: 2008
    • Authors: Bernhard Ebbinghaus