Netherlands and the Aging Workforce

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National News

"Work in progress: retirement age in the Netherlands creeps up" (June 20, 2018)

"Steady Decline in Over 50's on Unemployment Benefits" NLTimes (November 29, 2016)

"Netherlands –Older temporary workers increasing" Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News (July 22, 2013)

"Older workers in the Netherlands think about working longer" Dutch Daily News (May 10, 2012)

National Agencies

National Data

Aegon Retirement Readiness Surveys: 2014 Netherlands Country Report, 2013 Netherlands Fact Sheet, and 2012 Netherlands Fact Sheet.

Third Parties

Netspar, Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement contributes to the ongoing improvement of financing opportunities for the ‘old age’ of Dutch and European citizens through network development, formulating and executing scientific research and knowledge transfer programs.

NIDI (a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and is affiliated with the University of Groningen), includes research sites on Work and Retirement and Aging and Longevity.

Research Papers

Robbert van het Kaar and Frank Tros, "The Netherlands: The role of governments and social partners in keeping older workers in the labour market" (March 6, 2013)

Nicole Bosch, Bas ter Weel, "Labour-Market Outcomes of Older Workers in the Netherlands: Measuring Job Prospects Using the Occupational Age Structure" De Economist June 2013, Volume 161, Issue 2, pp 199-218

Klaas de Vos, Arie Kapteyn, Adriaan Kalwij, "Disability Insurance and Labor Market Exit Routes of Older Workers in The Netherlands" NBER Working Paper No. 17053 (May 2011)

Hoonakker P1, van Duivenbooden C., "Monitoring working conditions and health of older workers in Dutch construction industry" Am J Ind Med. 2010 Jun;53(6):641-53. doi: 10.1002/ajim.20838

Damman, Marleen and Henkens, Kene and Kalmijn, Matthijs, Retirement of Dutch Male Older Workers: The Role of Mid-Life Educational, Work, Health, and Family Experiences, Netspar Discussion Paper No. 09/2010-048 (September 1, 2010)

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