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The Elderly Population On The Labour Market



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The study presents the main characteristics for Romania regarding the labour market participation of the population in the context of the high employment of the aged population in the agriculture, linked to the lake of pension or any other form of social protection for the largest part of this social group. Through the analysis that this study is making, it emphasises the legislative problems and of statistical methodology of the Romanian environment by comparison to the European standards regarding the standard retirement age, which is different in the Romanian case from women (60) to men (65), while the European standards has an undifferentiated system for men and women, with an age of 65+.

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  • Ion GHIZDEANU, 2008. "The Elderly Population On The Labour Market," Romanian Journal of Economics, Institute of National Economy, vol. 26(1(35)), pages 155-165, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ine:journl:v:1:y:2008:i:26:p:155-165

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    1. Péter Galasi & Júlia Varga, 2002. "Does Private and Cost-Priced Higher Education Produce Poor Quality?," Society and Economy, Akadémiai Kiadó, Hungary, vol. 24(3), pages 333-361, December.
    2. Inzelt, Annamaria, 2004. "The evolution of university-industry-government relationships during transition," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(6-7), pages 975-995, September.
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    labour market-particular features; elderly population; structure of the active population;

    JEL classification:

    • J40 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - General
    • J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure


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