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Title Ageing and the labor market in Japan : problems and policies / edited by Koichi Hamada and Hiromi Kato.

Published Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xxv, 191 p. : ill.
Series ESRI studies series on ageing
ESRI studies series on ageing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Ageing and employment in Japan -- 2. Factors affecting labor force participation in Japan : empirical study of labor supply of the elderly and females -- 3. Labor force ageing and economic growth in Japan -- 4. Ageing and elderly care in an open economy -- 5. Immigration vs. foreign investment to ease the ageing problems of an ageing open economy -- 6. Ageing society and the choice of Japan : migration, FDI and trade liberalization -- 7. Retirement in non-cooperative and cooperative families.
Summary This book is a concerted attempt by economists to investigate and offer remedies for some of the difficulties associated with an ageing labor market.
Other author Hamada, Kōichi, 1936-
Katō, Hiromi, 1947-
Edward Elgar Publishing.
Subject Age distribution (Demography) -- Economic aspects -- Japan.
Aging -- Economic aspects -- Japan.
Labor market -- Japan.
Japan -- Population -- Economic aspects.
ISBN 1845428498 (hardcover)
9781845428495 (hardback)
9781847204240 (e-book)