Older Workers and Ageing Workforces

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Booth 40
RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Esteban CALVO, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
Socio-Economic Differences in Health Trajectories Around Retirement in the USA (Oral Presentation)
Martin HYDE, Stress Research Institute, Sweden; Hugo WESTERLUND, Stress Research Institute, Sweden; Jussi VAHTERA, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

Flexible Work Practices, Workplace-Related Policies and Individual Strategies for Reconciling Eldercare and Paid Employment. Findings from the European Carers@Work Project (Oral Presentation)
Andreas HOFF, Zittau-Görlitz University, Germany; Monika REICHERT, Technical University Dortmund, Germany; Jolanta PEREK-BIALAS, Warsaw School of Economics & Jagiellonian University Cracow, Poland; Andrea PRINCIPI, INRCA, Italy

Older Women's Worklife Transitions: Competing Regimes (Oral Presentation)
Elizabeth BROOKE, Swinburne University, Australia

“I Hope to Muddle through until the Retirement” – the Aging Workforce in Demanding and Dangerous Jobs (Oral Presentation)
Samo KROPIVNIK, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Aleksandra KANJUO - MRčELA, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Factors Affecting a Prolonged Working Life for the Older Work Force. the Swedish Case (Distributed Paper)
Tomas BERGLUND, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Labor Market Exit of Older Low-Skilled Workers: German Firms' Practices (Distributed Paper)
Karl HINRICHS, University of Bremen, Germany

Causal Effects of Retirement Timing on Healthy Behavior (Distributed Paper)
Esteban CALVO, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile; Natalia SARKISIAN, Boston College, USA

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