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Ageing and the Labour Market in Japan

Problems And Policies (Esri Studies Series on Ageing)

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Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil service & public sector,
  • Labour economics,
  • Labor market,
  • Demography,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Labor,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Aging,
  • Gerontology,
  • Age distribution (Demography),
  • Japan

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKoichi Hamada (Editor), Hiromi Kato (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8959684M
    ISBN 101845428498
    ISBN 109781845428495

    Pensions and labour market reforms for the ageing society. In Human Resource Management in Ageing Societies: Perspectives from Japan and Germany (pp. ). Palgrave by: 4.   This keynote speech draws three broad lessons to turn the challenges of population ageing into chances: Lesson number one is that the quantity effects of adding more labour into our ageing economies are very large. To exploit them, one has to use the entire spectrum of labour market policies: earlier labour market entry, later retirement age, higher Cited by:

      A fast-ageing society, Japan has the highest percentage of senior citizens in the world-more than a quarter of its population is aged 65 or above. Japan had more t centenarians last year. Downloadable! This provocative book considers the changing status of older workers, the evolution of public policy on age and work and the behaviour of employers. It attempts to answer the critical question: in an ageing society, can older workers look forward to the prospect of longer working lives with choice and security and make successful transitions to retirement?Cited by: 5.

    This book shows that: the growing need for LTC has significant financing and labour-market implications, paying more attention to the needs of family carers is a win-win approach, all OECD countries need a system providing formal LTC services, LTC workforce challenges appear manageable, moving towards universal LTC benefits is desirable.   Business / Economy Japan's plunging jobless rate is due to aging, not Abenomics. As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sees it, .


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The contributors to this book study Japan's experience, which is crucial for understanding the nature of ageing problems and for developing feasible policies to address them.

Ageing labor markets could distort the employment mechanism, create youth unemployment, and disrupt incentives for human capital formation in younger : Hardcover. Download Citation | Ageing and the labor market in japan: Problems and policies | ' the book is to be highly recommended to economic and labour market analysts as well as academics and.

‘ the book is to be highly recommended to economic and labour market analysts as well as academics and graduate students for raising some important questions and coming to grips with many new interesting puzzles in economics.

Hamada and Kato have raised the bar of economic analysis of ageing and elderly care.’ – Herb Thompson, Journal of Contemporary Asia.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Aging and employment in Japan / Yuji Genda, Hiroshi Teruyama, Souichi Ohta, Ryo Kambayashi, Mamiko Ishihara --Factors affecting labor force participation in Japan: empirical study of labor supply of the elderly and females / Hirotsugu Sakai and.

This book is a concerted attempt by economists to investigate and offer remedies for some of the difficulties associated with an ageing labor market. The economic problems of ageing combined with a declining population manifest themselves most acutely in the present Japanese economy.

Demographic trends present serious social and economic problems for Japan, and the rest of. OLDER WORKERS IN PROFILE Demographic Change and Workforce Ageing Japan has been experiencing the most rapid population ageing in the world. The percentage of those aged 65 or over was 7 per cent in14 per cent inand is estimated to be 25 per cent in (National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, hereafter Cited by: 5.

The labor force in Japan numbered million people inwhich was % of the population of 15 years old and older, and amongst them, million people were employed, whereas million people were unemployed which made the unemployment rate %.

The structure of Japan's labor market experienced gradual change in the late s and continued. Labour Markets in an Ageing Europe [Johnson, Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Labour Markets in an Ageing Europe demographers and labor economists investigate these options by comparing recent demographic and labor market developments in Western and Eastern Europe with those in the United States and : Paperback.

Ageing and the Labor Market in Japan Problems and Policies. ESRI Studies Series on Ageing Edited by Koichi Hamada and Hiromi Kato. This book is a concerted attempt by economists to investigate and offer remedies for some of the difficulties associated with an ageing labor market. The book challenges myths and oft-accepted statements made by policy-makers and other commentators about population ageing, older workers' position in the labour market and in workplaces, and social supports for this segment of the labour force.

'This book makes an important contribution to the policy debate about age and the workforce, and will be valuable both to academic researchers interested in the labour market and ageing policy. Get this from a library.

Ageing and the labor market in Japan: problems and policies. [Kōichi Hamada; Hiromi Katō;] -- This book is a concerted attempt by economists to investigate and offer remedies for some of the difficulties associated with an ageing labor market.

"Chapter Fifty-Two. Labour market and labour market policies for the ageing society" published on 01 Jan by : Hendrik Meyer-Ohle. Japan and Germany have faced very similar challenges, namely ageing populations, changing employment structures, and globalization.

This book explores the demographic challenges for human resource management and labour market policies in Germany and Japan and how public and company policies in both countries deal with these challenges. One group in the labour market almost fully employed in all OECD countries is that of prime-age males (), whose labour-force participation rate generally exceeds 90%.

By contrast, there is wide variation in the extent to which women, as well. Japan’s ageing population milestone intensifies investor focus. a new book called I Checked What Happened in Japan in One Day despite the tightness of the labour market and the emotional Author: Leo Lewis.

Book Chapter Changes in the Japanese Labour Market Population Ageing and Technologocal Progress. Book Chapter. Actions. Copy Citation. Author. Naohiro Yashiko. Part of Book.

Global Employment. Details. Country. Japan. Region. East Asia & Pacific Keywords. Labor market Unemployment.

UNU-WIDER United Nations University World. The aging of Japan is thought to outweigh all other nations; with Japan being purported to have the highest proportion of elderly is experiencing a "super-aging" society both in rural and urban areas.

According to estimates, % of the Japanese population is above the age of 60, % are aged 65 or above, and % are aged 75 or above.

“Japan has taken the same hit as everyone else but it took it in the s. It has been absorbed by a more cohesive social system and by creating a.

In the U.S., aging features prominently in the debate on causes of the declining labor force participation rate.1 Also, labor market "fluidity," or the flows of jobs and workers across employers, has decreased partly in response to an aging population.2 Similarly, the decline in the business startup rate in the U.S.

over the past 30 years has. Notwithstanding rising female participation, labour shortages are intensifying, reflecting Japan’s shrinking and ageing population, thus underlining the importance of labour market reform. Traditional labour practices, such as seniority-based wages and mandatory retirement, are poorly suited to the era of year lives.

Japan currently faces far reaching social and economic challenges resulting from an unprecedented triad of depopulation, ageing population and economic stagnation.

This national challenge is. The rapid population ageing in Japan is a major challenge for achieving further increases in living standards and ensuring the financial sustainability of public social expenditure. However, with the right policies in place, there is an opportunity to cope with this challenge by extending working lives and making better use of older workers.