Active Ageing in the European Union

Policy Convergence and Divergence

  • Kate A. Hamblin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 205-236

About this book


This book explores the adoption of 'active ageing' policies by EU15 nations and the impact on older peoples' work and retirement policy options. Policies examined include unemployment benefits, active labour market policies, partial pension receipt, pension principles, early retirement and incentives for deferral.


European Union European Union (EU) labor market Nation Passing unemployment

Authors and affiliations

  • Kate A. Hamblin
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  1. 1.Oxford Institute of Population AgeingUniversity of OxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34606-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-30314-1
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