Keeping older Americans in the labor force longer (a financial necessity for many; also good for the economy) may very well depend on improving the quality of their jobs when they are much younger, according to a report authored by Beth Truesdale, PhD, our former Sloan Fellow on Aging and Work, and current research associate. … Continue reading “Providing a foundation for older American workers to stay in labor force longer”
Sociologist Beth Truesdale, PhD, our research associate and recent Sloan Fellow on Aging and Work, is quoted in this piece in TheBodyPro, for the AIDS/HIV workforce, regarding the challenges that people face when trying to return to work after an illness.
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, is author on a working paper that studies the role that job characteristics (and preferences for these characteristics) play in influencing whether a person stays in the workforce or transitions to retirement.
Today the Harvard Pop Center is co-hosting the 2016 Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work Fall Institute, chaired by Jackie James from Boston College and our director, Lisa Berkman. Researchers from around the world are here to discuss projects related to older worker employment.
On Thursday, February 11 from 12:30 to 1:30 ET, Lisa Berkman, Director of the Harvard Pop Center, will discuss the challenges (and benefits) of an aging workforce as a panel member on The Forum, a live webcast at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Tune in to the live webcast, or watch the … Continue reading “Lisa Berkman to discuss aging workforce on Harvard Chan School webcast The Forum”