POLICY FRAMEWORKS AND MARKET/NON-MARKET ACTIVITY OF YOUNG AND OLDER ADULTS

Grant number: FT150100067 | Funding period: 2016 - 2020

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The project intends to compare the social and economic participation of young adults and older people across nations to reveal best practice policy in engaging both ends of the age spectrum in productive activity. Population ageing has implications for the wellbeing and prosperity of both the older and younger generations. This project intends to investigate how contemporary young adults and older people spend their time in productive activities across countries with contrasting policy frameworks. This may yield important policy-relevant information for Australia on how to both protect the old and invest in the young, while balancing financial sustainability and the principles of social just..

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