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Demographic change
and local labour markets
Strategies for resilient labour markets in the Netherlands
Dr Cristina Martine...
Country participation
Population shrinkage and stagnation
Active Ageing Index
27.3
27.7
28.2
29.3
30.0
30.2
30.6
30.9
31.0
31.6
32.5
33.1
33.3
33.5
34.2
34.2
34.3
34.9
35.0
35.1
36...
NL Demographic Change Dashboard
LOCAL
DATA
OLWOF and ELFRI Indexes
Older Workers Friendly Places to Work - OLWOF Index
OLWOF Importance Index
Elderly Friendly Places...
Strategic co-ordinated policy response
Policy
Focus
Key policy challenges for demographic change
Inter-generational responses
to labour market challenges
Co-oper...
Project resource websites
https://community.oecd.org/commu
nity/demographicchange
http://www.oecd.org/fr/cfe/leed/de
mogra...
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Cristina Martinez - Demographic change and local labour markets in the Netherlands

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Presentation by Cristina Martinez, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD LEED Programme

OECD LEED report on "Demographic change in the Netherlands: Strategies for resilient labour markets", presented in Utrecht on 20th June 2013.

For more info http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/demographicchange.htm

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Cristina Martinez - Demographic change and local labour markets in the Netherlands

  1. 1. Demographic change and local labour markets Strategies for resilient labour markets in the Netherlands Dr Cristina Martinez Senior Policy Analyst OECD LEED Programme
  2. 2. Country participation
  3. 3. Population shrinkage and stagnation
  4. 4. Active Ageing Index 27.3 27.7 28.2 29.3 30.0 30.2 30.6 30.9 31.0 31.6 32.5 33.1 33.3 33.5 34.2 34.2 34.3 34.9 35.0 35.1 36.3 38.8 38.9 39.2 39.4 40.2 44.0 0 20 40 60 80 100 Poland Slovakia Hungary Greece Bulgaria Latvia Slovenia Romania Malta Lithuania Spain Estonia Italy Belgium France Portugal Czech Republic Austria Germany Luxembourg Cyprus Finland Netherlands United Kingdom Ireland Denmark Sweden Distance to achieving the theoretical full active ageing potential
  5. 5. NL Demographic Change Dashboard LOCAL DATA
  6. 6. OLWOF and ELFRI Indexes Older Workers Friendly Places to Work - OLWOF Index OLWOF Importance Index Elderly Friendly Places to Live - ELFRI Index
  7. 7. Strategic co-ordinated policy response
  8. 8. Policy Focus Key policy challenges for demographic change Inter-generational responses to labour market challenges Co-operative frameworks towards a dynamic and responsive labour market Place-based development for resilient and dynamic communities National a. Continue the efforts towards encouraging work and activation of older workers and extension of working life. b. Invest in healthy lifestyles and active communities. c. Provide an overall co-ordinated policy response. d. Design programmes and initiatives that have ‘territoriality’ as a key aspect for implementation. Regional e. Foster life-long learning as an education and private sector approach connecting education and skills development and regional labour markets. f. Promote entrepreneurship and workplace flexibility. g. Integrate social and employment programs. h. Define a regional innovation strategy that provides provincial facilitation and regional networking. Local i. Develop new opportunities and innovation in local labour markets. j. Invest in community-based agencies for health and social support. k. Facilitate non-profit/voluntary efforts to build vital and resilient places. l. Foster local resource sharing among schools, local government and other local stakeholders. Key strategies for achieving growth that is inter- generational, co-operative, and place-based • Tax and benefit schemes; • Job carving; • Continuous Vocational Education & Training (CVET). •Senior Entrepreneurs; • Employment pacts for older workers; • Generations at the workplace. • Age Action groups; • Attracting and retaining older workers. • Senior Entrepreneurship: Promotion, skills, networks, support and no disincentives; • Dual Systems. • Plans to support education and training. • Collaboration – schooling and education. • Local Employment pacts. • New Sources of Growth - Cross-border cooperation, Reshaping care • Clusters; • Silver economy. • Pragmatic downsizing; • Strengthening future socio-economic structure; • Revitalisation.
  9. 9. Project resource websites https://community.oecd.org/commu nity/demographicchange http://www.oecd.org/fr/cfe/leed/de mographicchange.htm 9

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