Peut-on expliquer le faible taux d'emploi des seniors en France ?
AbstractThe particularly low employment rate of French older workers could be explained by a « distance to retirement » effect. In fact, employers and employees? investment in the work relation would be not profitable when employees are near to retirement. In their empirical study, Hairault and al. (2006) demonstrate the probability of being employed is linked to the « distance to retirement ». In our paper, we show that this « distance to retirement » effect can be interpreted as a « distance to entry » effect ? in other words, the negative impact of the career length on the probability of being employed. Thus, it seems difficult to identify the respective contributions of the « distance to entry » and the « distance to retirement » to the low employment rate of French older workers using only data from the French Labour Force Survey. JEL classification: J20, J26, J62.
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Volume (Year): n° 105 (2008)
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older workers employment; distance to retirement;
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- J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
- J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies
- J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
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- Jean-Olivier Hairault & François Langot & Thepthida Sopraseuth, 2009. "Le faible taux d'emploi des seniors," UniversitÃ© Paris1 PanthÃ©on-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-00517121, HAL.
- Jean-Olivier Hairault & François Langot & Thepthida Sopraseuth, 2009.
"Le faible taux d'emploi des seniors. Distance à l'entrée dans la vie active ou distance à la retraite ?,"
Revue de l'OFCE,
Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 0(2), pages 63-84.
- Jean-Olivier Hairault & François Langot & Thepthida Sopraseuth, 2009. "Le faible taux d'emploi des seniors : distance à l'entrée dans la vie active ou distance à la retraite ?," UniversitÃ© Paris1 PanthÃ©on-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-00623459, HAL.
- Sandrine Levasseur, 2008.
"Progrès technologique et employabilité des seniors,"
Documents de Travail de l'OFCE
2008-16, Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE).
- Sandrine Levasseur, 2008. "Progrès technologique et employabilité des seniors," Revue de l'OFCE, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 0(3), pages 155-184.
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