Age, women and employment: An evaluation

In 2005, due to the low employment rate among older – particularly female – workers, the Belgian government set up the “Intergenerational solidarity pact”. This pact comprises a large number of measures intended to keep older workers longer in employment and also to get them back to work. This study aims at evaluating the overall effectiveness of employment policies targeting older workers in Belgium and to identify policies that are most likely to improve employment prospects for older people, particularly women … read more.