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Pew: Older Workers Don’t Crowd Out Younger Workers For Jobs

Posted on 09/13/2012 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkHow often have you heard people say that older workers putting off retirement and staying on the job longer means fewer opportunities for younger workers? Well, a new report finds just the opposite is true. Researchers for the Pew Charitable Trusts looked at the government’s Current Population Survey for data on workers ages 20 to 64, from 1977 to 2011, and drew these conclusions: At times when older workers enjoy a higher employment rate, there is increased employment and higher …