Monthly Archives: May 2015

How well are we doing? A report card for New Zealand

In my previous blog I listed the policies which can influence whether older people stay longer in paid work. How are we doing in New Zealand? Some existing policies do provide a positive environment for extending workforce participation, even though … Continue reading

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How can policies influence choices about staying on or retiring?

If we accept that there are benefits from encouraging older people to stay on in the paid workforce, then we need to look at what influences their choices. Here I consider a range of policy options. What policies make it … Continue reading

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