Productivity of older workers: perceptions of employers and employees.

@article{Dalen2010ProductivityOO,
  title={Productivity of older workers: perceptions of employers and employees.},
  author={Hendrik P van Dalen and Kene Henkens and Joop J Schippers},
  journal={Population and development review},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={309-30}
}
What determines the perceived productivity of the older worker and how does this perception compare to the perception of the productivity of the younger worker? In this study we present evidence based on data from Dutch employers and employees. Productivity perceptions are affected by one's age and one's position in the hierarchy. The young favor the young, the old favor the old, and employers value the productivity of workers less than employees do. However, there are also remarkable… CONTINUE READING

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