Senior Employment: Potential for Growth

Victor Lyashok – Research fellow of Department of Labor Markets and Pension System Research, Institute for Social Analysis and Forecasting, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The retirement age raise is bound to create certain risks for the labor market. Nevertheless, statistics point to the existence of an informal agreement between employees and employers that the retirement age should mark the end of an employment history. If such is the case, a raised retirement age will simply push that threshold a little further.

Key word: retirement age increase, aged population employment, occupational and sectoral employment features.